Share this entry

Share this page

sass

Pronunciation: /sæs/

Translation of sass in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], frescura (feminine) [colloquial/familiar], descaro (masculine)
    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.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], hablarle descaradamente a don't you sass me, young man! ¡más respeto, jovencito!

Definition of sass in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tiro
m
shot …
Cultural fact of the day

An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.