the sauce

Definition of the sauce

US slang
:alcoholic drinks :liquor
  • He's been off the sauce and stayed sober for a month now.
  • He's back on the sauce.

Word by Word Definitions

sauce play
  1. : a condiment or relish for food

  2. : something that adds zest or piquancy

  3. : stewed fruit eaten with other food or as a dessert

  1. : to dress with relish or seasoning

  2. : to cover or serve with a sauce

  3. : to modify the harsh or unpleasant characteristics of


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