Examples of saucy in a Sentence
irritated his fellow travelers with saucy questions and comments
Recent Examples of saucy from the Web
Starting against the Seahawks would be a marquee matchup in any season, but this particular year comes with a saucy twist.
As catalogued on Reddit's r/Starbucks board, employees are posting pics of the saucy stuff.
Johnson-Moore captures the saucy-vulnerable mix of Roxie and produces sizzling vocalism.
Roy Inman Special to The Star Our recent tour started with ribs, sausage and coleslaw at Arthur Bryant’s, 1727 Brooklyn Ave., and continued with saucy stops at LC’s Bar-B-Q, 5800 Blue Parkway, Original Juan Specialty Foods, 111 Southwest Blvd.
William summed up Diana's saucy personality with a surprising and funny anecdote.
The saucy brunette character who strikes a pose in a plunging and ruffled red dress has found herself at the center of many an Internet meme, perhaps most notably when Zendaya chose a strikingly similar look for the 2016 Golden Globes.
Saucy secrets boil over in Adriana Trigiani’s Kiss Carlo (Harper).
Or go the saucy route with salsa, sriracha, gochuchang, Cholula, Tabasco, or your hot sauce of choice.
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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
SAUCY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of saucy for English Language Learners
: rude usually in a lively and playful way
: served with a sauce
SAUCY Defined for Kids
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