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sass

noun [U] uk   /sæs/ mainly US informal us  
talk or behaviour that is rude and shows no respect: I don't want to hear any more of your sass.

sass

verb [T] uk   /sæs/ mainly US informal us  
to talk to someone in a rude way: Don't you sass your father like that!
Translations of “sass”
in Chinese (Traditional) 無禮的話,粗話, 粗魯的行爲…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无礼的话,粗话, 粗鲁的行为…
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