- a small, round, shallow dish, esp. one with an indentation designed to hold a cup
- anything round and shallow like a saucer
Origin of saucerMiddle English sawsere from Middle French saussier from sause, sauce
- A small shallow dish having a slight circular depression in the center for holding a cup.
- An object similar in shape to a saucer.
Origin of saucerMiddle English sauce dish from Old French saussier from sauce sauce ; see sauce .
(third-person singular simple present saucers, present participle saucering, simple past and past participle saucered)