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SASS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sass mean? 

SASS (noun)
  The noun SASS has 1 sense:

1. an impudent or insolent rejoinder

  Familiarity information: SASS used as a noun is very rare.


SASS (verb)
  The verb SASS has 1 sense:

1. answer back in an impudent or insolent manner

  Familiarity information: SASS used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SASS (noun)


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Meaning:

An impudent or insolent rejoinder

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

back talk; backtalk; sass; sassing; lip; mouth

Context example:

don't give me any of your sass

Hypernyms ("sass" is a kind of...):

comeback; counter; rejoinder; replication; retort; return; riposte (a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one))


SASS (verb)


Sense 1sass [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Answer back in an impudent or insolent manner

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context examples:

don't sass me! / The teacher punished the students who were sassing all morning

Hypernyms (to "sass" is one way to...):

answer; reply; respond (reply or respond to)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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