from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character or fact of being saucy; hence, also, saucy language or conduct; impertinent presumption; impudence; contempt of superiors.
  • noun Synonyms Impertinence, Effrontery, etc. (see impudence malapertness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being saucy; that which is saucy; impertinent boldness; contempt of superiors; impudence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the property of being saucy
  • noun an instance of saucy behavior

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun inappropriate playfulness


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saucy +‎ -ness


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