sassy


sassy
sas|sy [ `sæsi ] adjective
1. ) someone who is sassy shows no respect for people in authority
2. ) lively and confident:
a sassy performance
3. ) INFORMAL OLD-FASHIONED fashionable:
a very sassy dresser

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • sassy — 1833, Amer.Eng., alteration of SAUCY (Cf. saucy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sassy — [adj] impudent arrant, audacious, bold, brassy, brazen, cheeky*, discourteous, disrespectful, flip*, flippant, fresh, insolent, mouthy*, overbold, rude, saucy*, smart alecky*, smartmouthed, wise; concept 401 …   New thesaurus

  • sassy — ► ADJECTIVE (sassier, sassiest) informal, chiefly N. Amer. ▪ bold and spirited; impudent …   English terms dictionary

  • sassy — [sas′ē] adj. sassier, sassiest [dial. var. of SAUCY] Informal impudent; saucy …   English World dictionary

  • Sassy — 48° 59′ 07″ N 0° 08′ 16″ W / 48.9852777778, 0.137777777778 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sassy — [[t]sæ̱si[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If an older person describes a younger person as sassy, they mean that they are disrespectful in a lively, confident way. [AM, INFORMAL] Are you that sassy with your parents, young lady? Syn: cheeky 2) ADJ GRADED… …   English dictionary

  • Sassy — Things known as Sassy include:* Sassy, Calvados, a common in France * Sassy Magazine, a former publication for teen girls * Sassy (musician), a 1970s disco vocalist * the SCUBA 2 All Sky Survey * nickname of jazz singer Sarah Vaughan …   Wikipedia

  • Sassy K — Infobox Album Name = Sassy K Type = Studio Album Longtype = Artist = Katreeya English Released = 26 June 2007 Recorded = 2007 Genre = Pop, Dance Label = GMM Grammy Producer = Reviews = Last album = Lucky Girl (2005) This album = Sassy K (2007)… …   Wikipedia

  • sassy — UK [ˈsæsɪ] / US adjective Word forms sassy : adjective sassy comparative sassier superlative sassiest mainly American 1) lively and confident a sassy performance 2) someone who is sassy shows no respect for people in authority …   English dictionary

  • sassy — sas|sy [ˈsæsi] adj AmE [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: saucy] 1.) a child who is sassy is rude to someone they should respect British Equivalent: cheeky 2.) someone, especially a woman, who is sassy is confident and does not really care what other… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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