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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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