Sauciness 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; insolence. See {Impudence}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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