[ saws-yey; French soh-sye ]

noun,plural sau·ciers [saws-yeyz; French soh-sye]. /sɔsˈyeɪz; French soʊˈsyɛ/. French Cooking.
  1. a chef or cook who specializes in making sauces.

Origin of saucier

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

Words Nearby saucier Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use saucier in a sentence

  • Our young lady returned to us saucier and more passionate, and haughtier than ever.

    Wuthering Heights | Emily Bronte
  • Captain saucier caught the frail bundle and drew the sick girl into the attic.

    Old Kaskaskia | Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • Captain saucier went again to the window, his wife and daughter and Peggy with him.

    Old Kaskaskia | Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • A puff of gray wind come down; a saucier gust went by; and then a swirl of galish wind jumped over the pans.

    Harbor Tales Down North | Norman Duncan