Definition of "saucebox" []

  • Informal An impertinent person. (noun)

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Use "saucebox" in a sentence
  • "I am more dutiful, I hope, than witty; or I should be a fool as well as a saucebox."
  • "“Look at her Laura-ship!” said a saucebox to her partner."
  • "I had your letter this night, as told you just and no more in my last; for this must be taken up in answering yours, saucebox."
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