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sass

noun \ ˈsas \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of sass

: impudent speech

Examples of sass in a Sentence

  1. an old-fashioned diner where getting sass from the waitstaff is part of the experience

Recent Examples of sass from the Web

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Origin and Etymology of sass

alteration of 1sauce


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sass

verb

Definition of sass

transitive verb
: to talk impudently or disrespectfully to

Examples of sass in a Sentence

  1. He got drunk and sassed a cop.

Recent Examples of sass from the Web

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First Known Use of sass

1856


SASS Defined for English Language Learners

sass

verb

Definition of sass for English Language Learners

  • : to talk to (someone) in a rude way that does not show proper respect


SASS Defined for Kids

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sass

noun \ ˈsas \

Definition of sass for Students

: a rude or disrespectful reply

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sass

verb

Definition of sass for Students

sassed; sassing
: to speak to in a rude or disrespectful way

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