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derived from the word sassy. the act of being a smartass, back-talking, rude and disrespectful; impudent.
"Don't be such sassafras when I ask you to do something."
Brandon could not take Spencer's unusual amount of sassafras, so he falcon punched her in the face. Twice.
using electronic devices as aid; superhuman
1.utilizing electronic devices and mechanical parts to assisthumans in performing difficult, dangerous, or intricate tasks, asby supplementing or duplicating parts of the body: The scientistused a bionic arm to examine the radioactive material.
2.Informal. having superhuman strength or capacity.
Lance Armstrong looked so brawlic! He was bionic!
But thanks to incredible breakthroughs, bionic repairs for humans are fast becoming a reality.
Users strap on a backpack containing a batteryand microprocessor, then bionic legs withmotorized joints at the hips and knees.
The world's first commercially available bionic hand took many hands many years to develop.
1.wholeheartedly enthusiastic and loyal; eager; zealous: a gung-homilitary outfit.
2.in a successful manner: The business is going gung-ho.
"Man.. I was so gungho I ran home telling my mom that I was going to war in Nam like it was a vacation".
I like my work but I'm not too gung ho about putting in all that overtime. Eight hours a day is enough. After that my brain is toast.
That marine is Gung Ho about his new assignment
to bump into rudely
1.to bump, push, shove, brush against, or elbow roughly or rudely.
2.to drive or force by, or as if by, pushing or shoving: The crowdjostled him into the subway.
3.to exist in close contact or proximity with: The three familiesjostle each other in the small house.
4.to contend with: rival gangs continually jostling each other.
5.to unsettle; disturb: The thought jostled her complacency.
It is also bustle: people jostle one another in thestreets and don't bother to excuse themselves inany dialect.
Refugees from aerie offices jostle for their rationof steak.
And they must jostle with other interests basedon money, votes and lung power.
1.a strong taste or flavor.
2.the distinctive flavor or quality of a thing.
3.a pungent or distinctive odor.
4.a touch or suggestion of something; slight trace.
I took down a tale of two cities by dickens, and smelled the tang of dust.
These give the milk, hence the cheese, a slightly salty tang, which is still a characteristic of cheshire cheese today.