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

     

    sassy

     adjective
    adjective
    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 Origin mid 19th cent.: variant of saucy.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sassy