Definition of sassy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsæsi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsæsi//
    (sassier, sassiest) (informal, especially North American English) Confident
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  1. 1(disapproving) rude; showing a lack of respect
  2. 2(approving) fashionable and confident his sassy, streetwise daughter a sassy black linen dress See related entries: Confident
  3. Word Originmid 19th cent.: variant of saucy.
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