(superl.) Showing impertinent boldness or pertness; transgressing the rules of decorum; treating superiors with contempt; impudent; insolent; as, a saucy fellow.
(superl.) Expressive of, or characterized by, impudence; impertinent; as, a saucy eye; saucy looks.
(1) The woman said she had found a mobile phone containing "scores, maybe hundreds of saucy texts from a married celebrity" and then read the texts down the phone.
(2) Dressed in saris, the hijras gave an air-steward style demonstration of how to wear the belt while directing saucy, suggestive remarks at the drivers watching them.
(3) The group were the centre of controversy when their saucy "butt dance" for How Dare You was banned on South Korean TV.
(4) The ref blows for a free kick, but doesn't book the saucy bugger.
(5) It was also, crucially, the first step in the shift away from the Winehouse of common caricature, the Olive Oyl figure with the beehive, and the drug abuse, the saucy mouth and the baleful talk of "Blake Incarcerated"; the artist people had sadly come to expect – who had once offered to lamp a member of the audience at Glastonbury, and who had last graced a stage at a festival in Serbia, where she stood swaying and mumbling before a baying audience of 20,000.
(6) As erudite as he was rude, Kenneth Williams is now remembered as the author of a bleak and illuminating diary and not just for his saucy anecdotes and Carry On films.
(7) When they're not 7ft-tall high-heeled dominatrix killers, women in games tend to be saucy background-dressing or yelping damsels in distress.
(8) Minaj earns a few extra points for promoting a variety of body types, having a sense of humour and subverting a saucy “whipped cream on breasts” sequence into one where she slices a banana into pieces (yes, men, that moment is meant to make you worry about your penises).
(9) Just think of the hoardings: feisty women with attitude, sporting magnificent fingernails and vaguely dressed as St Mary Magdalene, are seen tearing at Pontius Pilate’s face – someone like Nigel Havers, looking saucy.” Christ’s Jerusalem Monopoly “My kids have a Star Wars one,” the permanent secretary tells a minister irritably.
(10) Don't read on if you haven't seen episode four Catch up with Paul MacInnes's episode three blog here Episode four: To Have and To Hold 'Harry has great ideas' – Scarlett First we must deal with the consequences of ketchup: of being crushed by the King Kong of condiments, of saucy dreams that go splat.
(11) Donald McGill spent a lifetime stirring up scandal in the coastal tearooms of 20th-century Britain with his saucy postcards.
(12) What I need is a saucy little German full-back-alike to get over it.
(13) It could be a long, saucy lunch.” Mike Myers jumped on stage to offer himself as a lunch date following the bid for Cooper and Lauer, and his was auctioned for $50,000.
(14) 27 min: Juninho tries to score a free kick from wide right, 35 yards out, the saucy bugger.
(15) • visitblackpool.com Vintage events , Margate, Kent Margate is a riot of kitsch and somewhat saucy seaside shenanigans.
(16) His wishes were fulfilled as the industry prudently moved away from the sombre neo-realism of the immediate postwar years towards mildly saucy comedies and the sub-De Mille-style epics, set in antiquity with their cast of thousands of buxom Roman ladies.
(17) I even work out on occasion, if I’m feeling particularly saucy.
(18) • Ayuntamiento 21, a few blocks south of the Alameda, Centro, open daily, 8am-10pm Tacos de guisados: Taquería El Guero (Hola) Guisados are saucy stews with a thousand variations.
(19) I can feel pretty peaceful doing other things as well,” he says, with what I think might be a saucy look.
(20) So make what sense you can of the vast menu, lavish with photos, or go for the steamed carp (£8) or tilapia (£9) with ginger; a pile of noodles ( massas ) with beef, pork, prawns or mixed seafood ( carne, lombo, camerão or fruto do mar, £7); or a huge platter of spicy, saucy squid ( lula com molho , £10.50).
(v. i.) To feel a lively, pungent local pain; -- said of some part of the body as the seat of irritation; as, my finger smarts; these wounds smart.
(v. i.) To feel a pungent pain of mind; to feel sharp pain or grief; to suffer; to feel the sting of evil.
(v. t.) To cause a smart in.
(v. i.) Quick, pungent, lively pain; a pricking local pain, as the pain from puncture by nettles.
(v. i.) Severe, pungent pain of mind; pungent grief; as, the smart of affliction.
(v. i.) A fellow who affects smartness, briskness, and vivacity; a dandy.
(v. i.) Smart money (see below).
(v. i.) Causing a smart; pungent; pricking; as, a smart stroke or taste.
(v. i.) Keen; severe; poignant; as, smart pain.
(v. i.) Vigorous; sharp; severe.
(v. i.) Accomplishing, or able to accomplish, results quickly; active; sharp; clever.
(v. i.) Efficient; vigorous; brilliant.
(v. i.) Marked by acuteness or shrewdness; quick in suggestion or reply; vivacious; witty; as, a smart reply; a smart saying.
(v. i.) Pretentious; showy; spruce; as, a smart gown.
(v. i.) Brisk; fresh; as, a smart breeze.
(1) Pint from £2.90 The Duke Of York With its smart greige interior, flagstone floor and extensive food menu (not tried), this newcomer feels like a gastropub.
(2) Never become so enamored of your own smarts that you stop signing up for life’s hard classes.
(3) "He's defined by being himself, by being smart, by being a good athlete," Goldwater said of Keller.
(4) Advancing the health and rights of women is the right – and smart – thing to do for any nation hoping to remain or emerge as a leader on the global stage.
(5) By way of encouragement we've got 10 copies of Faber's smart new anniversary edition to give away.
(6) It’s likely Xi’s brand of smart authoritarianism will keep not just his party in power but the whole show on the road If all this were to succeed as intended, western liberal democratic capitalism would have a formidable ideological competitor with worldwide appeal, especially in the developing world.
(7) These letters are also written during a period when Joyce was still smarting from the publishing difficulties of his earlier works Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.” Gordon Bowker, Joyce’s biographer, agreed: “Joyce’s problem with the UK printers related to the fact that here in those days printers were as much at risk of prosecution on charges of publishing obscenities as were publishers, and would simply refuse to print them.
(8) I could just banish the app from my phone forever, but deleting a piece of smart tech that makes my life easier doesn’t feel very satisfying.
(9) I buy ‘smart price’, own-brand cornflakes, rather than Kellogg’s, and I still get to the checkout and think, ‘That’s come to a lot again.’” Are you Daniel Blake?
(10) If you're sincere and smart and genuine and lovable that's what's going to come across in your videos and tweets."
(11) In a statement, Fisher Price said: “We recently learned of a security vulnerability with our Fisher-Price WiFi-connected Smart Toy Bear.
(12) Can consoles still survive in a rapidly changing business where smartphones, tablets and smart TVs, and now Steam Machines, are threatening?
(13) Snapchat is also thinking about new devices, launching a Snapchat Micro app for Samsung's Galaxy Gear smart watch in September, capable of shooting pics and videos with the device's camera, then sharing them.
(14) There were signs of encouragement early in the second half from Sunderland, and they should have pulled one back only for a terrible call from the assistant referee Eddie Smart.
(15) In Drosophila melanogaster new tester strains for the somatic mutation and recombination test (SMART) in the wing were constructed with the aim of increasing the metabolic capacity to activate promutagens.
(16) And there are plenty who think that, as our libel laws are cleaned up, smart lawyers are switching horses to privacy.
(17) I think the heart of good comedy really lives in truth and reacting to the absurdities, hypocrisies, abuses of power in the world.” Late night television is a no longer a glass of warm milk before bed, it’s a lunch buffet And as TV viewership declines and internet virality becomes as important as real-time eyeballs, cable networks might find that topical comedy is a smart, cost-effective way to grab cross-platform attention.
(18) With cities moving markets, joint procurement standards generate great potential for economies of scale, from buses to smart street lighting.
(19) A smart city would use IT to manage traffic so air stays fit to breathe.
(20) Pitched as a "smart" calendar, it's easy to create appointments and events, and ties in neatly with the developer's separate Any.do to-do lists app.