sauciness

  • 1Sauciness — Sau ci*ness, n. The quality or state of being saucy; that which is saucy; impertinent boldness; contempt of superiors; impudence. [1913 Webster] Your sauciness will jest upon my love. Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Impudence; impertinence; rudeness;… …

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  • 2sauciness — index disrespect Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3sauciness — saucy ► ADJECTIVE (saucier, sauciest) informal 1) chiefly Brit. sexually suggestive in a light hearted way. 2) chiefly N. Amer. bold, lively, and spirited. DERIVATIVES saucily adverb sauciness noun …

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  • 4sauciness — noun see saucy …

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  • 5sauciness — See saucily. * * * …

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  • 6sauciness — noun a) The property of being saucy. b) An instance of saucy behavior …

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  • 7sauciness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state or quality of being impudent or arrogantly self confident: assumption, audaciousness, audacity, boldness, brashness, brazenness, cheek, cheekiness, chutzpah, discourtesy, disrespect, effrontery, face,… …

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  • 8sauciness — sau·ci·ness || sɔːsɪnɪs n. boldness, insolence, disrespectfulness; liveliness, state of being in high spirits …

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  • 9sauciness — n. Impertinence, insolence, impudence, pertness, malapertness, rudeness, petulance …

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  • 10sauciness — sau·ci·ness …

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  • 11sauciness — noun inappropriate playfulness • Syn: ↑impertinence, ↑perkiness, ↑pertness, ↑archness • Derivationally related forms: ↑saucy, ↑pert (for: ↑pertness) …

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  • 12Impudence — Im pu*dence ([i^]m p[ u]*dens), n. [L. impudentia: cf. F. impudence. See {Impudent}.] The quality of being impudent; assurance, accompanied with a disregard of the presence or opinions of others; shamelessness; forwardness; lack of modesty. [1913 …

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  • 13gall — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. bitterness, bile, rancor; slang, impudence, insolence. v. irritate, chafe; annoy, exasperate; vex. See pain, resentment. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Spite] Syn. cynicism, rancor, bitterness; see bitterness …

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  • 14insolence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Rudeness Nouns 1. (overbearing behavior) insolence, arrogance; hauteur, haughtiness, airs; overbearance; presumption, assertiveness, bravado, pomposity, snobbery; defiance. 2. (impertinent behavior)… …

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  • 15rudeness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. discourtesy, bad manners, vulgarity, incivility, impoliteness, impudence, disrespect, misbehavior, barbarity, unmannerliness, ill breeding, crudity, brutality, barbarism, tactlessness, boorishness, unbecoming conduct, lack… …

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  • 16Insolence — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Undue assumption of superiority. < N PARAG:Insolence >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 insolence insolence Sgm: N 1 haughtiness haughtiness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 arrogance arrogance airs Sgm: N 1 overbearance overbearance …

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  • 17archness — noun inappropriate playfulness • Syn: ↑impertinence, ↑perkiness, ↑pertness, ↑sauciness • Derivationally related forms: ↑saucy (for: ↑sauciness), ↑p …

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  • 18impertinence — noun 1. inappropriate playfulness • Syn: ↑perkiness, ↑pertness, ↑sauciness, ↑archness • Derivationally related forms: ↑saucy (for: ↑sauciness), ↑ …

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  • 19perkiness — noun 1. inappropriate playfulness • Syn: ↑impertinence, ↑pertness, ↑sauciness, ↑archness • Derivationally related forms: ↑saucy (for: ↑sauciness), ↑ …

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  • 20pertness — noun 1. inappropriate playfulness • Syn: ↑impertinence, ↑perkiness, ↑sauciness, ↑archness • Derivationally related forms: ↑saucy (for: ↑sauciness), ↑ …

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