Adjective "sassy" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈsasi/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Lively, bold, and full of spirit; cheeky.
  1. 'This pig-tailed cutie grew up to be a sassy, soul-singing beauty.'
  2. 'It has a cutting-edge modernity and sassy, youthful energy.'
  3. 'With a smart, sassy script and a winning lead performance, the film is virtually impossible to dislike.'
  4. 'The film is smart, sassy, and thoroughly enjoyable, and features one of the most endearing and believable characters to grace the screen this year.'
  5. 'Hazel is an English rose who is graceful, elegant and sassy.'
  6. 'Here we have a mother and daughter duo with tight clothes and sassy attitudes who are forever searching for men.'
  7. 'The sets and atmosphere are dingy, with performers dressed in jeans and sneakers and leather jackets, and conveying a sassy, modern manner in their characters' persona.'
  8. 'I think you'll really like this girl - she's smart, sophisticated, and sassy - but not too sassy.'
  9. 'Toni, her best friend, was smart and sassy, liked to pretend she was a hard nut, though underneath it all, she was a hopeless romantic.'
  10. 'She was smart, cute, sassy, and I fell for her fast - a once in a lifetime whirlwind romance, you know?'

Definitions

1. impertinent; insolent; saucy: a sassy reply; a sassy teen.

2. pert; boldly smart; saucy: a sassy red handbag.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be sassy."

"times can be sassy."

"tapperses can be sassy."

"stompers can be sassy."

"spins can be sassy."

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Origin

(sassy)Mid 19th century: variant of saucy.