Synonyms of sauce in English:


See definition of sauce


1‘serve with a piquant sauce and redcurrant jelly’


relish, dressing, condiment, ketchup, flavouring


jus, coulis

2‘‘I'll have less of your sauce,’ said Aunt Edie’


impudence, impertinence, cheek, cheekiness, effrontery, irreverence, sauciness, pertness, freshness, flippancy, insolence, rudeness, disrespect, disrespectfulness, familiarity, presumption, presumptuousness, audacity, audaciousness, boldness, brazenness, forwardness, cockiness, shamelessness

British informal mouth, lip, neck, brass neck, nerve, face

British informal backchat

Scottish British informal snash

North American British informal sassiness, sass, chutzpah, smart mouth, back talk

British archaic, informal malapertness, contumely

British informal, rare procacity


politeness, respectfulness

3‘she's been on the sauce for years’


alcohol, liquor, alcoholic drink, strong drink, intoxicating drink, spirits

North American informal booze, the bottle, the hard stuff, mother's milk, hooch

North American British informal wallop

Northern English North American Irish informal sup

North American informal juice

Australian North American NZ informal grog