And they went away, while Allie stood in the door, saucily calling after them to be good boys and not get into mischief.
"I don't care if you are two seniors," returned Rebecca Frayne, saucily.
And now loud trumpets are saucily blowing the chant to the quick step, echoed by the wood.
"I suppose you never even heard our name," said Nora, saucily.
She came near to me, smiling most saucily, and pursing her lips together as though she meant to kiss me.
"I should not care if he did," the girl said saucily, as she held up her face.
"Oh, Miss Leicester is not going to sing," cried Rose, saucily.
"No more tears to-night I fancy, eh Isabel," said Emily saucily.
I'll lick you; I'll be damned if I don't,' answered the American, saucily.
"Ask no questions——you know the rest" returned Lucy saucily.
c.1500, "resembling sauce," later "impertinent, flippantly bold, cheeky" (1520s), from sauce (n.) + -y (2). The connecting notion is the figurative sense of "piquancy in words or actions." Cf. sauce malapert "impertinence" (1520s), and slang phrase to have eaten sauce "be abusive" (1520s). Also cf. salty in same senses.