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sauce

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sauce

  1. 1 a savory fluid food used as a topping or accompaniment to a main dish the chef poured sauce over the meat just before he served it Synonyms of sauce dressing, gravy Words Related to sauce condiment, relish, seasoning; fixing(s), garnish, topping; dip, marinade

  2. 2 disrespectful or argumentative talk given in response to a command or request if you put up with any sauce from them, they'll only get worse Synonyms of sauce backchat, cheek, impertinence, impudence, insolence, mouth, sass, back talkWords Related to sauce comeback, rejoinder, retort, riposte, wisecrack; cuteness, discourtesy, disrespect, guff, impoliteness, nonsense, rudeness, tactlessness; audaciousness, audacity, boldness, brazenness; coarseness, crassness, crudity, vulgarity; abruptness, bluffness, bluntness, brusqueness, crossness, curtness, gruffness, surlinessNear Antonyms of sauce civility, cordiality, courtesy, diplomacy, politeness, tactfulness; consideration, gallantry, gentility, graciousness, smoothness, suaveness, suavity; deference, respect; affability

  3. 3 shameless boldness the woman was shocked by the sauce of the child who ran right up to her and asked for money Synonyms of sauce audaciousness, audacity, brashness, brass, brassiness, brazenness, cheek, cheekiness, chutzpah (also chutzpa or hutzpah or hutzpa), crust, face, gall, nerve, nerviness, pertness, presumption, presumptuousness, effrontery, sauciness, temerityWords Related to sauce arrogance, assurance, cockiness, confidence, hardihood, overconfidence, sanguinity, self-assurance, self-confidence; discourteousness, disrespect, impertinence, impoliteness, impudence, incivility, inconsiderateness, inconsideration, insolence, rudeness, ungraciousness; back talk, sass; swagger, swashNear Antonyms of sauce bashfulness, diffidence, faintheartedness, hesitancy, modesty, shyness, timidity, timidness, timorousness; civility, courteousness, courtesy, gentility, graciousness, mannerliness, manners

  4. 4 slang  a distilled beverage that can make a person drunk as soon as she returned home from the graveyard shift, she'd be hitting the sauce Synonyms of sauce aqua vitae, ardent spirits, booze, bottle, drink, firewater, grog, hooch [slang], inebriant, intoxicant, John Barleycorn, juice [slang], liquor, lush [slang], moonshine, potable, rum, alcohol [slang], spirits, stimulant, strong drink, tippleWords Related to sauce aperitif, bracer, chaser, digestif, nightcap; belt, load, nip, peg [British], pop, shooter, shot, slug, snifter, snort, tot, whet; cocktail, mixed drink; ale, beer, brew, brewage, brewski [slang], home brew, malt liquor, microbrew, mum, nappy [chiefly Scottish]; mead, sake (or saki), wine; barley-bree (also barley-broo) [chiefly Scottish], brandy, gin, liqueur, mao-tai, mescal, schnapps, tequila, vodka, whiskey (or whisky); Dutch courageAntonyms of sauce nonintoxicant



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