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adj. sauc·i·er, sauc·i·est
1. Impertinent or disrespectful, especially in a playful or lively way: a saucy servant; a saucy smile.
2. Attractive or stylish, especially in being sexually alluring: a saucy dress.
3. Having the consistency of or covered with sauce: saucy meatballs.

sau′ci·ly adv.
sau′ci·ness n.


1. (Professions) a chef who makes sauces and sautés foods
2. (Cookery) a chef who makes sauces and sautés foods


(sɔsˈyeɪ; Fr. soʊˈsyɛ)

n., pl. sau•ciers (sɔsˈyeɪz; Fr. soʊˈsyɛ)
a chef or cook who specializes in making sauces.
[1960–65; < French]
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Our young lady returned to us saucier and more passionate, and haughtier than ever.
In this book, authors Frieman, Saucier, and Miller present readers with a comprehensive textbook guide to the principles, concepts, and contemporary and emerging methods in the statistical analysis of a wide variety of data.
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In telling that story, Catherine Saucier reveals how the secular clergy of medieval Liege used hagiography, liturgy, and music to promote the city's sanctity and to cultivate carefully a civic identity.
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A study by Kansas State University psychologist Donald Saucier, published in Personality and Individual Differences in May, found that those who believe in pure evil support more harsh criminal punishments.
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