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Definition of sass verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sass

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//sæs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sæs//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sass
BrE BrE//sæs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sæs//
 
he / she / it sasses
BrE BrE//ˈsæsɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsæsɪz//
 
past simple sassed
BrE BrE//sæst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sæst//
 
past participle sassed
BrE BrE//sæst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sæst//
 
-ing form sassing
BrE BrE//ˈsæsɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsæsɪŋ//
 
 
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sass somebody (North American English, informal) to speak to somebody in a rude way, without respect Don't sass your mother! Word Origin mid 19th cent.: variant of sauce.
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