Meaning of “saucy” in the English Dictionary

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saucyadjective [ -er/-est only ]

us /ˈsɔ·si/

rude and lacking respect:

a saucy child

Saucy also means confident and full of energy in an entertaining, exciting way:

a saucy musical

(Definition of “saucy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)