saucily


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.saucily - in an impudent or impertinent manner; "a lean, swarthy fellow was peering through the window, grinning impudently"
Translations
بِوَقاحَه
drze
fræktvovet
hetykén
meî ósvífni
arsızca

saucily

[ˈsɔːsɪlɪ] ADV [reply etc] → con frescura, con descaro

saucily

adv
(= cheekily)frech
(= suggestively) say, jokeaufreizend

saucily

[ˈsɔːsɪlɪ] adv (see adj) → sfacciatamente, in modo 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.
References in classic literature ?
The Clown put his hands in his pockets, and after puffing out his cheeks and nodding his head at them saucily, he said:
His book may not be very good history - indeed, other historians were very angry and said that Geoffrey "lied saucily and shamelessly" - but it is very delightful to read.
She looked up at his dark, fierce face, and laughed saucily. "I'm awful frightened," she said, naively; "whoever would have thought that Poncho would have been so scared by a lot of cows?"
No, she maintains, for one bannock is the marrows of another, while chapters - and then, perhaps, her eyes twinkle, and says she saucily, 'But, sal, you may be right, for sometimes your bannocks are as alike as mine!'
My way of giving physic is evidently the best, for you look better already," he said, laughing so infectiously that Rose followed suit, saying saucily
"Did you learn this method of making love in the merchant-service?" she inquired, saucily.
Some of the servants likewise used me saucily, and had much ado to keep their hands off me; the master indeed was civiller to me than they, but he would not yet let me go, though he owned he could not say I was in his shop before.
"Thee mind what I tells 'ee," rejoins Rachel saucily, "and doan't 'ee kep blethering about fairings."
When Carmen first appears on stage, she sings the Habanera, meaning the dance of Havana, saucily calling out the refrain, L'amour est un oiseau rebelle que nul ne peut apprivoiser, (Love is a rebellious bird that no-one can tame).
Poncha is a concoction of sugar cane, honey and lemon mixed together with a saucily named Caralhino, or Little Cock.
At night the bar is saucily lit and the DJ takes you on an upbeat journey into the night as one exotic and exciting drink after another materialises from the bar.