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Definition of "sass" [sass]

  • Impertinent, disrespectful speech; back talk. (noun)
  • To talk impudently to. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sass" in a sentence
  • "This was to have happened in 2004, but there was so much sass from the people that it was put off till 09."
  • ""That's the stuff for my money!" replied her brother; "'taters and apple-sass is my sass in the winter.""
  • "Myer snaps up sass & bide for $42.5m MYER has announced its $42.5 million purchase of high-end women's fashion label sass & bide."