Definition of sauce
1 : a condiment or relish for food; especially : a fluid dressing or topping
2 : something that adds zest or piquancy
3 : stewed fruit eaten with other food or as a dessert
4 : pert or impudent language or actions
5 slang : liquor —used with the
Examples of sauce in a Sentence
She tried several sauces before she found one she liked.
chicken in a cream sauce
Cover the strawberries with the chocolate sauce.
This pizza needs more sauce.
I've had enough of your sauce!
Recent Examples of sauce from the Web
McCormick gains control of brands such as French’s mustard and Frank’s RedHot sauce in the deal.
She was asked a series of pressing questions all while having to eat chicken wings, all doused in a series of spicy sauces laid out in front of her.
Hot sauce will continue to see robust growth, with opportunities for expansion, McCormick said in the statement.
Its full-bodied Bloody Mary mix contains serrano pepper, garlic, onion, pepper and Worcestershire sauce.
Serve lightly chilled; pretty it up with a hot sauce or chive oil garnish.
Five medium-sized pink shrimp hooked over the edge of a dish, cocktail sauce in the middle.
The restaurant’s meals, drizzled in Harold’s signature hot or mild sauces, have already attracted several high-profile fans, including Barack Obama.
This is the addictive secret sauce of Tools of Titans.
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Definition of sauce
1a : to dress with relish or seasoningb : to cover or serve with a sauce
2a archaic : to modify the harsh or unpleasant characteristics ofb : to give zest or piquancy to
3 : to be rude or impudent to
First Known Use of sauce
SAUCE Defined for Kids
Definition of sauce for Students
1 : a usually thick liquid poured over or mixed with food spaghetti sauce
2 : boiled or canned fruit cranberry sauce
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