Definitions for saltyˈsɔl ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

salt•yˈsɔl ti(adj.)salt•i•er, salt•i•est.

  1. tasting of or containing salt; saline.

  2. piquant; sharp; witty.

  3. racy or coarse:

    salty humor.

  4. of the sea or sailing.

    Category: Navy

Origin of salty:



Princeton's WordNet

  1. piquant, salty(adj)

    engagingly stimulating or provocative

    "a piquant wit"; "salty language"

  2. salty(adj)

    containing or filled with salt

    "salt water"

  3. salty(adj)

    one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of sea water

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. salty(adjective)ˈsɔl ti

    tasting of or containing salt

    This soup is too salty.


  1. salty(Adjective)

    Tasting of salt.

  2. salty(Adjective)

    Containing salt.

  3. salty(Adjective)

    Coarse, provocative, earthy; said of language.

  4. salty(Adjective)

    Experienced, especially used to indicate a veteran of the naval services; salty dog (from salt of the sea).

  5. salty(Adjective)

    Irritated, annoyed; from sharp, spicy flavor of salt.

  6. salty(Adjective)

    Pertaining to those dialects of Catalan, spoken in the Balearic Islands and along the coast of Catalonia, that use definitive articles descended from the Latin instead of the Latin .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salty(adj)

    somewhat salt; saltish


  1. Salty

    Salty is the second album by The Mutton Birds. "Anchor Me" reached the top 10 in the New Zealand singles chart.

Anagrams of salty

  1. slaty

Translations for salty

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


containing or tasting of salt

Tears are salty water.

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