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Meaning of SAUCY

Pronunciation:  'sosee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [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"
  2. [adj]  characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality; "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"
 

SAUCY is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: forward, fresh, impertinent, impudent, irreverent, overbold, pert, sassy, smart, spirited
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sau"cy\, a. [Compar. {Saucier}; superl. {Sauciest}.]
[From {Sauce}.]
1. Showing impertinent boldness or pertness; transgressing
   the rules of decorum; treating superiors with contempt;
   impudent; insolent; as, a saucy fellow.

         Am I not protector, saucy priest?     --Shak.

2. Expressive of, or characterized by, impudence;
   impertinent; as, a saucy eye; saucy looks.

         We then have done you bold and saucy wrongs. --Shak.

Syn: Impudent; insolent; impertinent; rude.

 

 

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