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
Donna Rochette from Old Saybrook and two of her running friends wore sassy pink bras on the outside of their shirts.
Meanwhile his tales of sassy, glamorous flappers, dashed off in a day or three, were constantly in demand at The Saturday Evening Post, which paid him a peak fee of $4,000 per story in 1929, the equivalent of about $57,000 today.
Martin specifically lists peasants being sassy to princes as the sort of thing that irks him about most fantasies.
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Origin and Etymology of sassy
alteration of saucy
First Known Use: 1833
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
Definition of sassy for Students
: having or showing a rude lack of respect sassy children a sassy answer
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