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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.


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


(ˈsæsɪ) ,




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]


(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]
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"


vô lễ


[ˈsæsɪ] ADJ (sassier (compar) (sassiest (superl))) (US) → fresco, descarado


[ˈsæsi] adj
(US) (= cheeky) → culotté(e)
(mainly US) (= stylish) → classe


adj (+er) (US inf) → frech


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
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