North American informal
Impudence; cheek: the kind of boy that wouldn’t give you any sass
More example sentences
- A well-cut skirt that moves around the knee adds just the right amount of sass to a conservative hemline.
- The intensity of the vocals gradually build, the tremolo becomes more wild, and when the orchestra begins to hit on the bridge she comes out street-smart and full of sass.
- Sure, the track picks up a new tone: sass and swagger, winking and wiggling.
verb[with object] Back to top
mid 19th century: variant of sauce.
Definition of sass in:
- The US English dictionary