A saucy, sultry 5-foot-10, with long, dark hair, she created quite a stir and did not lack for admirers.
The saucy and self-possessed singer had kicked her cocaine drug habit and hired a new manager, Lupe De Leon.
By the late 1980s, the saucy and self-possessed singer had kicked her drug habit and hired a new manager, Lupe De Leon.
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.