[ saw-see ]
/ ˈsɔ si /
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adjective, sau·ci·er, sau·ci·est.
impertinent; insolent: a saucy remark; a saucy child.
pert; boldly smart: a saucy little hat for Easter.
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OTHER WORDS FROM saucysau·ci·ly, adverbsau·ci·ness, nouno·ver·sau·cy, adjective
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How to use saucy in a sentence
Just one jump and a little white tail flirted saucily under a rail fence and disappeared.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
"I should not care if he did," the girl said saucily, as she held up her face.Under Wellington's Command|G. A. Henty
A jay tilted saucily on a limb and peered at Franz and Caesar without scolding.Rescue Dog of the High Pass|James Arthur Kjelgaard
"A front garden and a girl and a dog-cart," thus Miss Sally saucily, coming out with the letter.Somehow Good|William de Morgan
"I shall not answer either question," replied the dear girl, a little saucily, I thought.Afloat And Ashore|James Fenimore Cooper
British Dictionary definitions for saucy
/ (ˈsɔːsɪ) /
adjective saucier or sauciest
pert; jauntya saucy hat
Derived forms of saucysaucily, adverbsauciness, noun
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