sassed







sassed


noun

  1. impudent or disrespectful back talk: Both parents refuse to take any sass from their kids.

verb (used with object)

  1. to answer back in an impudent manner: Don’t sass your mother.

noun

  1. insolent or impudent talk or behaviour

verb (intr)

  1. to talk or answer back in such a way

n.“impudence,” 1835, back-formation from sassy. The verb is first recorded 1856, from the noun. Related: Sassed; sassing. Sass (n.) as a variant of sauce is attested from 1775.

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