Examples of sassy in a Sentence
- Director J. J. Abrams has put the pop back in summer popcorn movies. His Star Trek, an exciting and sassy revamp of the classic sci-fi TV show and film series, is a blast in every sense of the word. —Leah Rozen, People, 18 May 2009
- Tamara, a youngish assistant district attorney who was wearing heels, Levi's, and a sassy blazer, was placing a tablecloth and vase with pink flowers on a table bearing a pink Sweet Sixteen banner and three pink-frosted Sams Club birthday cakes inscribed with "bring," "them," and "home" in black cursive icing. —Samantha M. Shapiro, Mother Jones, March/April 2007
- You might be in London, but the scene—from the counter stools and padded booths to the sassy waitresses and overhead TVs—is pure southern honky-tonk. —Gourmet, March 2005
She bought some sassy high heels.
sassy kids shouting, “Out of our way, you old geezer!”
Recent Examples of sassy from the Web
Orenstein does passionately advocate for girls and can indeed be sassy, but this collection is less rallying cry, more retrospective of the intrepid feminist journalist’s career.
Guay said Amos is sassy and spends much of his time hissing at zookeepers.
Audiences encounter these black characters as aggressive street thugs, sassy barely clothed vixens, slaves, maids or low-paid service workers, and other quick and easy stereotypes.
Sensitive figure skating fans Former gold medalist Tara Lipinski and two-time Olympian Johnny Weir’s commentary was appropriately sharp-edged and sassy when Nathan Chen and other skaters turned the Winter Olympics into the Fall Games.
Cardi adds a sassy intro verse and ad-libs on Mars' funky track with a retro feel.
Droll contributions come from Ryan G. Dunkin as the diner’s burly cook/manager and Maiesha McQueen as Dr. Pomatter’s sassy nurse.
Either way, a sassy Southern grandma is a force to be reckoned with.
John Oliver will voice the sassy Zazu, Seth Rogen will play the warthog Pumbaa and Billy Eichner will play his meekrat friend Timon.
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Origin and Etymology of sassy
First Known Use: 1833See Words from the same year
SASSY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sassy for English Language Learners
: having or showing a rude lack of respect
: very stylish
: confident and energetic
SASSY Defined for Kids
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