What does salty mean?

Definitions for salty
ˈsɔl tisalty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. piquant, saltyadjective

    engagingly stimulating or provocative

    "a piquant wit"; "salty language"

  2. saltyadjective

    containing or filled with salt

    "salt water"

  3. saltyadjective

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


  1. Saltyadjective

    Interesting and witty; piquant; -- of discourse.

  2. Saltyadjective

    Racy; sexually suggestive; -- of discourse.


  1. saltyadjective

    Tasting of salt.

  2. saltyadjective

    Containing salt.

  3. saltyadjective

    Coarse, provocative, earthy; said of language.

  4. saltyadjective

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

  5. saltyadjective

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

  6. saltyadjective

    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. Saltyadjective

    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.

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  1. Alex
    US English

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salty in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of salty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of salty in a Sentence

  1. Terry Pratchett, Moving Pictures (regarding popcorn):

    If you put butter and salt on it, it tastes like salty butter.

  2. Jesse Louis Jackson:

    Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy sweat will get you change.

  3. Proverb:

    The water from the river becomes salty when it reaches the ocean.

  4. Ricardo Garcia:

    The flavors here are quite salty. And of course we miss chili, we brought hot sauce with us from Mexico but we forgot it in our last hostel and now were suffering a little. We found some ketchup with chili in a supermarket and that helps a little, but it's not the same.

  5. Nick Korniloff:

    They know the waters. They've been through rough water, they've been through thin water. ... Those are salty dog kids, and they know what they're doing out there.

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    either of two different animal or plant species living in close association but not interdependent
    • A. naiant
    • B. commensal
    • C. motile
    • D. bristly

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