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Noun: sass  sas
Usage: N. Amer, informal
  1. An impudent or insolent rejoinder
    "don't give me any of your sass";
    - sassing [N. Amer, informal], backtalk [N. Amer, informal], back talk [N. Amer, informal], lip [informal], mouth, backchat [Brit, informal]
Verb: sass  sas
Usage: N. Amer, informal
  1. Answer back in an impudent or insolent manner
    "don't sass me!"; "The teacher punished the students who were sassing all morning"

Derived forms: sassing, sasses, sassed

Type of: answer, comeback, counter, rejoinder, replication, reply, respond, retort, return, riposte

Encyclopedia: Sass, Richard