Saucy

Sau"cy

(?), a. [Compar. Saucier (?); superl. Sauciest.] [From Sauce.] 1. Showing impertinent boldness or pertness; transgressing the rules of decorum; treating superiors with contempt; impudent; insolent; as, a saucy fellow.
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Am I not protector, saucy priest?
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2. Expressive of, or characterized by, impudence; impertinent; as, a saucy eye; saucy looks.
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We then have done you bold and saucy wrongs.
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Syn. -- Impudent; insolent; impertinent; rude.
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