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sauce up

1. slang To become drunk. A: "Where's Mike?" B: "Probably down at the bar saucing up, as usual." Don't get too sauced up. We have an early start tomorrow.
2. slang To cause someone to become drunk. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "sauce" and "up." There was an endless flow of wine saucing everyone up. He sauced up his guests with extravagant cocktails.
3. To cover or fill a piece of food with sauce of some kind. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "sauce" and "up." Take the brisket out of the oven, sauce it up, and stick it back in for another 10–15 minutes. If you're looking to sauce up your burgers, we've got over 30 different options to choose from!
4. To make something more exciting, salacious, or risqué. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "sauce" and "up." I decided to sauce up my outfit with a low-cut top. I had a feeling he was saucing up the story of his date with Martha.
See also: sauce, up
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