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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impertinently, saucily, pertly, freshly, impudentlyadverb

    in an impudent or impertinent manner

    "a lean, swarthy fellow was peering through the window, grinning impudently"


  1. saucilyadverb

    In a saucy manner.

    She walked off saucily and I watched, entranced, until she turned the corner; then I ran after her to ask her for a date.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Saucilyadverb

    Impudently; impertinently; petulantly; in a saucy manner.

    Etymology: from saucy.

    Though this knave came somewhat saucily into the world before he was sent for, yet was his mother fair. William Shakespeare.

    A freed servant, who had much power with Claudius, very saucily, had almost all the words; and amongst other things, he asked in scorn one of the examinates, who was likewise a freed servant of Scribonianus, I pray, sir, if Scribonianus had been emperor, what would you have done? He answered, I would have stood behind his chair, and held my peace. Francis Bacon.

    A trumpet behaved himself very saucily. Addison.


  1. saucily

    Saucily is an adverb which means in a bold, lively, or impudent manner. It is often associated with behaviors showing lack of respect in a light-hearted or cheeky way.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saucilyadverb

    in a saucy manner; impudently; with impertinent boldness

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saucily in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saucily in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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