adjective, sau·ci·er, sau·ci·est.
Words nearby saucy
OTHER WORDS FROM saucysau·ci·ly, adverbsau·ci·ness, nouno·ver·sau·cy, adjective
Examples from the Web for sauciness
She even plucked bon mots out of the air, charming the men in dark suits with her sauciness.
We first hear of her acting in 1706; she took parts in which sauciness and coquetry were the chief features.The Tatler, Volume 1, 1899|George A. Aitken
Come, then, and shake hands; we'll fine him for's sauciness, and his ransom shall be half a dozen at mine host Welcome's.A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 12 (of 15)|Robert Dodsley
In the ultra-politeness, in the spice of sauciness gleaming out from her flashing eyes, the clergyman read incipient defiance.The Shadow of Ashlydyat|Mrs. Henry Wood