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English definition of “sauce”


noun uk   /sɔːs/ us    /sɑːs/

sauce noun (THICK LIQUID)

A2 [C or U] a thick liquid eaten with food to add flavour: a savoury/sweet sauce tomato sauceSauces, dressings, dips and pickles [U] US slang alcohol: Gran's been on the sauce again - she's passed out in the den.Alcohol - general words

sauce noun (RUDENESS)

[U] old-fashioned remarks that are rude or show no respect: That's enough of your sauce, my girl!Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
(Definition of sauce from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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