noun Chiefly New England, Midland, and Southern U.S.
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verb (used with object)
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The richness of the starter, offered with grilled bread, is foiled by the sass of sriracha.Like a good neighbor, Pennyroyal Station is there for you|Tom Sietsema|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
We use them in memes and GIFs to put a generic face to anger and sass, to sauciness and craven desire.
Zach Galifianakis invited the president to chat on his Internet talk show “Between Two Ferns,” and boy, did Obama sass Zach back.Obama ‘Between Two Ferns,’ Kevin Bacon, Baby Tigers and More Viral Videos|Ariana Dickey|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was even some unexpected sass, like when she totally dissed Liza Minnelli.Oscars 2014 Best Moments: Lupita Wins, Pink Sings & One Epic Selfie|Kevin Fallon|March 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cleanses can also serve as a fresh start and a transition into a long-term, health way of eating, says Sass.
The ladies brought their A game with smarts, female sensibility, and sass showing in spades.Candy Crowley, Martha Raddatz: Female Moderators Rocked the Boat in Debates|Lauren Ashburn|October 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Every woman on the planet has sass and smart-ass qualities in them, but it seems sometimes only black women are defined by it.‘Community’: Alison Brie, Yvette Nicole Brown, Gillian Jacobs & Megan Ganz Roundtable|Jace Lacob|February 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mis' Calvert, the old lady, she sent me to fetch this basket o' garden sass to Mis' Chester: an' this letter was for you, sir.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
I want to hear that man sass you over the phone, if he can get in a word edgewise, and you on the other end of the line.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
If you don't 'tend to your bizness, or give me any more o' your sass, I'll pound the melt out o' you.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy
He hab swore a blue streak at him, and called him a d—— ab'lishener, jess 'cause Massa K—— wudn't get mad and sass him back.
Kingdom come, is yo' gittin' ter de pint when yo' kin see sich gwines-on an' not r'ar right spang up an' sass dat 'oman?Peggy Stewart at School|Gabrielle E. Jackson