saucy

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adjective \ˈsȯ-sē, ˈsa-\

Definition of saucy

saucier

;

sauciest

  1. 1 :  served with or having the consistency of sauce

  2. 2a :  impertinently bold and impudentb :  amusingly forward and flippant :  irrepressible

  3. 3 :  smart, trim a saucy little hat

saucily

play \-sə-lē\ adverb

sauciness

play \-sē-nəs\ noun

Examples of saucy in a sentence

  1. irritated his fellow travelers with saucy questions and comments

1508

First Known Use of saucy

1508


SAUCY Defined for English Language Learners

saucy

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adjective \ˈsȯ-sē, ˈsa-\

Definition of saucy for English Language Learners

  • : rude usually in a lively and playful way

  • : served with a sauce


SAUCY Defined for Kids

saucy

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adjective \ˈsȯ-sē\

Definition of saucy for Students

saucier

;

sauciest

  1. 1 :  being rude and disrespectful :  sassy a saucy manner

  2. 2 :  stylish in dress or appearance a saucy hat

saucily

\-ə-lē\ adverb


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