saucebox

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sauce +‎ box

Noun[edit]

saucebox (plural sauceboxes)

  1. (colloquial) A saucy, impudent or impertinent person.
    • John Ford, The Lover's Melancholy, II.i, [1],
      Grilla: You are too perstreperous, sauce-box.