Definitions for saucyˈsɔ si

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sau•cyˈsɔ si(adj.)-ci•er, -ci•est.

  1. impertinent; insolent.

  2. pert; jaunty:

    a saucy little hat.

Origin of saucy:

1500–10

sau′ci•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. impertinent, irreverent, pert, saucy(adj)

    characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality

    "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"

  2. fresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy, wise(adj)

    improperly forward or bold

    "don't be fresh with me"; "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"; "Don't get wise with me!"

Wiktionary

  1. saucy(Adjective)

    Similar to sauce; having the consistency or texture of sauce.

  2. saucy(Adjective)

    Impertinent or disrespectful, often in a way that is regarded as entertaining or amusing; smart.

    She is a loud, saucy child who doesn't show a lot of respect to her elders.

  3. saucy(Adjective)

    Impudently bold; pert; piquant.

  4. saucy(Adjective)

    Mildly erotic.

    My wife and I enjoyed the dancing, but she found it a little too saucy.

  5. Origin: From sauce.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saucy

    showing impertinent boldness or pertness; transgressing the rules of decorum; treating superiors with contempt; impudent; insolent; as, a saucy fellow

  2. Saucy

    expressive of, or characterized by, impudence; impertinent; as, a saucy eye; saucy looks


Translations for saucy

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

saucy(adjective)

slightly rude

a saucy remark.

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