saucy

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sauc·y

 (sô′sē)
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.

saucy

(ˈsɔːsɪ)
adj, saucier or sauciest
1. impertinent
2. pert; jaunty: a saucy hat.
ˈsaucily adv
ˈsauciness n

sau•cy

(ˈsɔ si)

adj. -ci•er, -ci•est.
1. impertinent; insolent.
2. pert; jaunty: a saucy little hat.
[1500–10]
sau′ci•ly, adv.
sau′ci•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.saucy - characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality; "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"
spirited - displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
2.saucy - 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"

saucy

adjective impudent, cheeky (informal), impertinent, forward, fresh (informal), flip (informal), rude, sassy (U.S. informal), pert, disrespectful, flippant, presumptuous, insolent, lippy (U.S. & Canad. slang), smart-alecky (informal) a saucy joke

saucy

adjective
Translations
hubatýoprsklýšťavnatý
frækvovet
räväkkäsähäkkätomeratopakka
ósvífinn
papuľnatý

saucy

[ˈsɔːsɪ] ADJ (saucier (compar) (sauciest (superl)))
1. (= cheeky) [person] → fresco, descarado
don't be saucy!¡qué fresco!
2. (esp Brit) [joke, humour, postcard, photo] → picante; [clothes] → provocativo

saucy

[ˈsɔːsi] adj (= cheeky) → impertinent(e)

saucy

adj (+er)
(= cheeky)frech; don’t be saucy!sei nicht so frech!
(= suggestive) joke, humouranzüglich, schlüpfrig; picture, clothesgewagt, aufreizend; with her hat at a saucy anglemit frech or keck aufgesetztem Hut

saucy

[ˈsɔːsɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (impertinent) → sfacciato/a, impertinente; (look) → provocante

sauce

(soːs) noun
a usually thick liquid that is poured over other food in order to add moisture and flavour. tomato sauce; an expert at making sauces.
ˈsaucy adjective
slightly rude. a saucy remark.
ˈsaucily adverb
ˈsauciness noun
ˈsaucepan (-pən) , ((American) -pan) noun
a deep pan usually with a long handle for boiling or stewing food.
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