What does salty mean?

Definitions for salty
ˈsɔl tisalty

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word 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


  1. Salty(a.)

    Interesting and witty; piquant; -- of discourse.

  2. Salty(a.)

    Racy; sexually suggestive; -- of discourse.


  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.

How to pronounce salty?

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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. Marie Bragg:

    We are designed( biologically) to be really responsive to the sugar, salty, properties of unhealthy foods, and we are not really programmed to overeat vegetables in the same way.

  2. Barbara Hall:

    Being plied with fine food always puts me in mind of the slammer, cause the food was jumpin' in there too--high in fat but nice and salty. You know what the worst deprivation in there was My music. Radio belonged to my cell mate, the Blonde Hammer. He was into that jazz-fusion thing at the time. I tell you what, enough Spyro Gyra and you're hoping you'll get killed in a knife fight.

  3. Myint Thein:

    Flooding will be worst during the rainy season and high tide, dragging salty water up into the land.

  4. Vikrant Parsai:

    The water from the river becomes salty when it gets into the ocean.

  5. Katherine Zeratsky:

    It gives that same salty taste without being buried in the food.

Images & Illustrations of salty

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