noun, Chiefly New England, Midland, and Southern U.S.
stewed fruit; fruit sauce.
impudent or disrespectful back talk:
Both parents refuse to take any sass from their kids.
verb (used with object)
to answer back in an impudent manner:
Don’t sass your mother.
insolent or impudent talk or behaviour
to talk or answer back in such a way
noun, plural sassabies. 1. a large, blackish-red South African antelope, Damaliscus lunatus, having curved horns. noun (pl) -bies 1. an African antelope, Damaliscus lunatus, of grasslands and semideserts, having angular curved horns and an elongated muzzle: thought to be the swiftest hoofed mammal
noun 1. an American tree, Sassafras albidum, of the laurel family, having egg-shaped leaves and long clusters of greenish-yellow flowers. 2. the aromatic bark of its root, used medicinally and especially for flavoring beverages, confectionery, etc. noun 1. an aromatic deciduous lauraceous tree, Sassafras albidum, of North America, having three-lobed leaves and dark blue fruits […]
noun 1. a yellowish or reddish-yellow, aromatic volatile oil distilled from sassafras root, used in flavoring, perfumery, and medicine. sassafras oil noun 1. a clear volatile oil that is extracted from the root of the sassafras tree and contains camphor, pinene, and safrole
noun 1. a tea made from the aromatic dried bark of the root of the sassafras tree, often used medicinally as a stimulant, diaphoretic, and diuretic.