saucier

[ saws-yey; French soh-sye ]
/ sɔsˈyeɪ; French soʊˈsyɛ /

noun, plural sau·ciers [saws-yeyz; French soh-sye] /sɔsˈyeɪz; French soʊˈsyɛ/. French Cookery.

a chef or cook who specializes in making sauces.

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Origin of saucier

From French, dating back to 1960–65; see origin at sauce, -ier2

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saucy
[ saw-see ]
/ ˈsɔ si /

adjective, sau·ci·er, sau·ci·est.

impertinent; insolent: a saucy remark; a saucy child.
pert; boldly smart: a saucy little hat for Easter.

Origin of saucy

First recorded in 1500–10; sauce + -y1

SYNONYMS FOR saucy

OTHER WORDS FROM saucy

sau·ci·ly, adverbsau·ci·ness, nouno·ver·sau·cy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for saucier

saucy
/ (ˈsɔːsɪ) /

adjective saucier or sauciest

impertinent
pert; jauntya saucy hat

Derived forms of saucy

saucily, adverbsauciness, noun
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