(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).
(a.) Vigorous in body; strong; powerful; as, a valiant fencer.
(a.) Intrepid in danger; courageous; brave.
(a.) Performed with valor or bravery; heroic.
(1) Thatcher tried valiantly to persuade Reagan to exert pressure on the Israelis as a means to breaking the deadlock in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict but she was unsuccessful.
(2) While Miliband was valiantly attempting to own the future, he lost the core argument about the past.
(3) They battled valiantly to preserve it departed defeated.
(4) It was a fairly valiant attempt from Manchester United , but as their players grew leggy from chasing shadows, they dropped deep and let Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery wreak their unique brand of havoc.
(5) In a lifetime in public life, I've never seen the same sort of storm of background briefing, personal sniping and media frenzy getting in the way of decent people doing a valiant job trying to cope with unprecedented natural forces.
(6) Fidelity led a group of venture capital investors in the deal, including Bessemer Venture Partners, Firstmark Capital, Valiant Capital Management and Andreessen Horowitz.
(7) 1 along with controls of Tytin, Valiant and Valiant-Ph.D.
(8) For it was doubly stolen, not just from Disraeli but from the valiant but defeated One Nation Tories such as Sir Ian Gilmour and Jim Prior, repelled by Margaret Thatcher's "no such thing as society".
(9) This is a proper battle and Celtic will be confident they will prevail ... but Karagandy are valiant defenders and, what's more, know they can cause chaos at the other end through set-pieces and high balls.
(10) Nina Funnell’s terrifying physical assault detailed in Unbreakable is something her mind endures out-of-time, “valiantly trying to protect me from the trauma of what was occurring”.
(11) There were valiant sandbagging efforts from Environment Agency , residents and scores of volunteers.
(12) Valiant Republic of Ireland find late recipe to beat Italy at their own game | Paul Wilson Read more Everybody knows what happened when Ireland last played France on French soil.
(13) Statistically, Lojic N restorations showed significantly more surface tarnish, but less marginal fracture than did Valiant-PhD restorations, and the tarnishing did not appear to be related to the effects of corrosion.
(14) 37 min: Brazil have penned Korea back for the last couple of minutes but the defending continues to be valiant and there is simply no way through.
(15) Critchlow puts in a valiant effort during a visit to a community initiative with Chris Grayling, the justice secretary, who dismisses as "hogwash" the idea that the Tories have given up.
(16) This approach may be characterised as either valiantly persistent or foolishly naive.
(17) Fiat made a valiant attempt to export cars to China, but the excursion stalled once Beijing's newly rich spotted the showrooms for Audi, BMW and Mercedes.
(18) The recent news from Britain, where thousands of people mourned the loss of one whale that rescuers tried valiantly but unsuccessfully to save in the Thames, was surreal to us.
(19) David Cameron has laboured valiantly to deliver that reformed EU, but it was never in his gift.
(20) Nobody can lay out a terribly elegant policy stall in that time, although the Liberal Democrats are valiantly talking up the way they took poorer people out of tax.