[ UK /sˈɔːsi/ ]
[ US /ˈsɔsi/ ]
  1. characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner
  2. improperly forward or bold
    don't be fresh with me
    Don't get wise with me!
    an impudent boy given to insulting strangers
    impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup
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How To Use saucy In A Sentence

  • Shame to miscall the holy women who saved your saucy life for you. ' A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old
  • He chased the unmigratory tropi-ducks from their shrewd-hidden nests, walked circumspectly among the crocodiles hauled out of water for slumber, and crept under the jungle-roof and spied upon the snow-white saucy cockatoos, the fierce ospreys, the heavy-flighted buzzards, the lories and kingfishers, and the absurdly garrulous little pygmy parrots. CHAPTER XV
  • Now I, "says the saucy piece, teasing my lips with hers," have true lovers, because I delight to give pleasure as well as to take it - especially with my English bahadur. Flashman And The Mountain Of Light
  • You could draw a line of descent from that cheeky 17th-century image straight to the saucy postcards of contemporary Blackpool. Times, Sunday Times
  • But he gets more than he bargained for when his photographic evidence unearths a surprisingly saucy affair. The Sun
  • Not only has she been in great demand, but her youthful on-screen tendency to look pained and always on the verge of tears has been replaced by a saucy, aggressive, womanly tone.
  • They always look a little bit saucy and a long way away from school uniform tights. Times, Sunday Times
  • These spicy and saucy ribs will tickle your taste buds and keep you coming back for more.
  • Her wardrobe for the fall-spring season also changed and she adopted a bold, saucy and fashion forward style.
  • If, however, you like your comedy no more postmodern than a saucy seaside postcard, read on.
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