Examples of saucy in a Sentence
irritated his fellow travelers with saucy questions and comments
Recent Examples of saucy from the Web
Cook until liquid is reduced by half and meat and vegetables are glossy and saucy, about 5 minutes.
This saucy, pulpy 18th-century drama, starring Aidan Turner as Capt.
In contrast, the Buffalo-style wings were hot and saucy but scrawny
The Golden Circle will aim to make theaters safe for laughter once again this weekend, as Matthew Vaughn’s saucy spy-comedy sequel eyes a weekend in the $40 to $45 million range.
Fortunately, there are so many saucy, tender, healthy chicken breast recipes out there just waiting to change your life.
Score: 20/30 Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev: Nikki did a 180 from her saucy premiere week dance by performing an elegant waltz.
People queue to order flavorful lamb meatballs, tender chicken salad, quick steak and eggs, or saucy ratatouille, all prepared in an open kitchen brimming with fresh herbs and pickled garnishes.
The staging is full of jokey, raunchy topical subversions, mainly carried out by Nick Druzbanski as Lonnie, the endlessly saucy narrator.
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First Known Use of saucy
Synonymsarch, audacious, bold, bold-faced, brash, brassbound, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, cheeky, cocksure, cocky, fresh, impertinent, impudent, insolent, sassy, nervy, wise
Antonymsmeek, mousy (or mousey), retiring, shy, timid
Related Wordsassertive, forward, obtrusive; audacious, defiant, disrespectful; shameless, unabashed, unblushing; bluff, blunt, curt; cute, facetious, flip, flippant, pert, smart, smart-aleck, smart-alecky; lippy, mouthy
Near Antonymsdemure, humble, modest; courteous, genteel, mannerly, polite, proper; deferential, respectful; abashed, ashamed, blushing, embarrassed, shamefaced; gentle, mild; inconspicuous, unobtrusive
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Definition of saucy for Students
- a saucy manner
- a saucy hat
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