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3 definitions found
 for saucy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Saucy \Sau"cy\, a. [Compar. Saucier; superl. Sauciest.]
     [From Sauce.]
     1. Showing impertinent boldness or pertness; transgressing
        the rules of decorum; treating superiors with contempt;
        impudent; insolent; as, a saucy fellow.
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              Am I not protector, saucy priest?     --Shak.
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     2. Expressive of, or characterized by, impudence;
        impertinent; as, a saucy eye; saucy looks.
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              We then have done you bold and saucy wrongs. --Shak.
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     Syn: Impudent; insolent; impertinent; rude.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  saucy
      adj 1: characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality; "a
             certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner" [syn:
             impertinent, irreverent, pert, saucy]
      2: improperly forward or bold; "don't be fresh with me";
         "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an impudent
         boy given to insulting strangers"; "Don't get wise with me!"
         [syn: fresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold,
         smart, saucy, sassy, wise]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  55 Moby Thesaurus words for "saucy":
     arch, arrogant, audacious, bantam, biggety, bluff, bold, brash,
     brassy, brazen, bumptious, challenging, cheeky, chutzpadik, cocky,
     combative, contemptuous, contumelious, crusty, daring, defiant,
     defying, derisive, disdainful, disregardful, disrespectful, facy,
     flip, flippant, fresh, frivolous, gally, gratuitous,
     greatly daring, impertinent, impudent, insolent, intrusive,
     light-minded, malapert, meddlesome, nervy, obtrusive, pert,
     procacious, regardless of consequences, rude, sassy, smart,
     smart-alecky, smart-ass, uncalled-for, volatile, wise, wise-ass
  
  

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