any preparation, usually liquid or semiliquid, eaten as a gravy or as a relish accompanying food.
stewed fruit, often puréed and served as an accompaniment to meat, dessert, or other food:
something that adds piquance or zest.
Informal. impertinence; sauciness.
Slang. hard liquor (usually preceded by the):
He’s on the sauce again.
Archaic. garden vegetables eaten with meat.
verb (used with object), sauced, saucing.
to dress or prepare with sauce; season:
meat well sauced.
to make a sauce of:
Tomatoes must be sauced while ripe.
to give piquance or zest to.
to make agreeable or less harsh.
Informal. to speak impertinently or saucily to.
any liquid or semiliquid preparation eaten with food to enhance its flavour
anything that adds piquancy
(US & Canadian) stewed fruit
(US, dialect) vegetables eaten with meat
(informal) impudent language or behaviour
to prepare (food) with sauce
to add zest to
to make agreeable or less severe
(informal) to be saucy to
In addition to the idiom beginning with sauce
- Sauce albert
noun See Albert sauce
[soh sa-mey-ree-ken] /soʊ sa meɪ riˈkɛn/ noun, French Cookery. 1. a sauce prepared with tomatoes, garlic, wine, shallots, and herbs. See also à l’américaine.
noun, French. 1. Bercy.
noun 1. a low, boat-shaped container for serving sauce or gravy, typically having a handle at one end and a long, wide lip at the other end.