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Dictionary entry overview: What does saucy mean?
• SAUCY (adjective)
The adjective SAUCY has 2 senses:
1. characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
2. improperly forward or bold
Familiarity information: SAUCY used as an adjective is rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||saucy [BACK TO TOP]|
Characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner
spirited (displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness)
|Sense 2||saucy [BACK TO TOP]|
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!
forward (used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty)
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