adv. impudently, boldly, disrespectfully; with high spirits, in a lively manner

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  • Saucily — Sau ci*ly, adv. In a saucy manner; impudently; with impertinent boldness. Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saucily — (adv.) 1540s; see SAUCY (Cf. saucy) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • saucily — adverb a) In a saucy manner. b) She walked off saucily and I watched, entranced, until she turned the corner; then I ran after her to ask her for a date …   Wiktionary

  • saucily — saucy ► ADJECTIVE (saucier, sauciest) informal 1) chiefly Brit. sexually suggestive in a light hearted way. 2) chiefly N. Amer. bold, lively, and spirited. DERIVATIVES saucily adverb sauciness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • saucily — adverb see saucy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • saucily — See saucy. * * * …   Universalium

  • saucily — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. pertly, impudently, impolitely; see rudely …   English dictionary for students

  • saucily — ad. Pertly, petulantly, boldly, impudently …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • saucily — sau·ci·ly …   English syllables

  • saucily — See: saucy …   English dictionary

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