Regionalisms from Spain 
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (spirited)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. descarado
My sister made a sassy comment to our neighbor when he made fun of her backpack.Mi hermana hizo un comentario descarado a nuestro vecino cuando él se burló de su mochila.
You should probably limit your sassy comebacks to a minimum when chatting with your boss.Quizás deberías de limitar tus respuestas descaradas a un mínimo cuando estés charlando con tu jefe.
b. atrevido
I didn't realize how sassy he was until he talked back to the police officer.No me daba cuenta qué tan atrevido era hasta que replicó al policía.
2. (disrespectful)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. fresco
Juliana has been very sassy to her teachers these days.Juliana ha sido muy fresca con sus profesores estos días.
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sassy [ˈsæsɪ] sassier (comparative)sassiest (superlative) (US)
fresco; descarado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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