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sas·sy

 (săs′ē)
adj. sas·si·er, sas·si·est
1. Rude and disrespectful; impudent.
2. Lively and spirited; jaunty.
3. Stylish; chic: a sassy little hat.

[Alteration of saucy.]

sas′si·ly adv.
sas′si·ness n.
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sassy

(ˈsæsɪ)
adj, -sier or -siest
informal US insolent, impertinent
[C19: variant of saucy]
ˈsassily adv
ˈsassiness n

sassy

(ˈsæsɪ) ,

sasswood

or

sassywood

n
1. (Plants) a W African leguminous tree, Erythrophleum guineense, with poisonous bark (sassy bark) and hard strong wood
2. (Plants) the bark or wood of this tree or the alkaloid derived from them, which is sometimes used in medicine
[C19: probably from a language of the Kwa family: compare Twi sese plane tree, Ewe sesewu a kind of timber tree]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

sas•sy

(ˈsæs i)

adj. -si•er, -si•est.
1. impudent; fresh: a sassy child.
2. boldly smart; jaunty: a sassy outfit.
[1830–35, Amer.; variant of saucy]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sassy - 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!"
forward - used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline"
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sassy

adjective
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Translations
drzý
fræk
hävytön
drzak
生意気な
뻔뻔한
fräck
ที่ไม่เคารพ
vô lễ

sassy

[ˈsæsɪ] ADJ (sassier (compar) (sassiest (superl))) (US) → fresco, descarado
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

sassy

[ˈsæsi] adj
(US) (= cheeky) → culotté(e)
(mainly US) (= stylish) → classe
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

sassy

adj (+er) (US inf) → frech
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

sassy

وَقِح drzý fræk frech αναιδής descarado hävytön effronté drzak sfacciato 生意気な 뻔뻔한 brutaal frekk zuchwały atrevido нахальный fräck ที่ไม่เคารพ arsız vô lễ 厚脸皮的
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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