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- n. the property of being saucy
- n. an instance of saucy behavior
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being saucy; that which is saucy; impertinent boldness; contempt of superiors; impudence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character or fact of being saucy; hence, also, saucy language or conduct; impertinent presumption; impudence; contempt of superiors.
- n. Synonyms Impertinence, Effrontery, etc. (see impudence malapertness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. inappropriate playfulness
She looked me up and down with what I can only describe as sauciness.
Under this gospel of impunity, there grows up a religion which is itself a kind of sauciness to God, as little relieved, as possible, by any subduing property.
Page 235 that some terrible and unpardonable crime, termed "sauciness" may yet become rife among the blacks.
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It's like a beautiful person whispering in your ear about what they would like to do to you: it makes your face go eek and your brain spin at the thought of what kind of sauciness could happen over the next couple of hours.
"O, I'm bigger, that's all? and what might be called sauciness in a girl may be thought something more of in a young woman.
"sauciness," and Fritz and Humphrey laughed in sympathy.
And when she delivers that line in front of a whole horde of attendants, making fun of, you know, this great military commander, you begin to see her sauciness.
All of this unbearably-sexy sauciness culminates in a burlesque performance February 19th at Lannie's, starring the students, and it is open to the public.
The sway in the walk, the sauciness of a laugh, the divine bounce of the natural bust.
In discussing the origins and underpinnings of a show like this, the co-curators reveal a more academic and sociological grounding than the prurient and salacious sauciness one might infer by a display of so much "F*ck Art."