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salt·y

 (sôl′tē)
adj. salt·i·er, salt·i·est
1. Of, containing, or seasoned with salt.
2. Suggestive of the sea or sailing life.
3. Witty; pungent; earthy: salty humor.

salt′i·ly adv.
salt′i·ness n.

salty

(ˈsɔːltɪ)
adj, saltier or saltiest
1. of, tasting of, or containing salt
2. (esp of humour) sharp; piquant
3. (Nautical Terms) relating to life at sea
ˈsaltily adv
ˈsaltiness n

salt•y

(ˈsɔl 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.
[1400–50]
salt′i•ly, adv.
salt′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.salty - engagingly stimulating or provocative; "a piquant wit"; "salty language"
stimulating - rousing or quickening activity or the senses; "a stimulating discussion"
2.salty - containing or filled with salt; "salt water"
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
fresh, sweet - not containing or composed of salt water; "fresh water"
3.salty - one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of sea water
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"

salty

adjective salt, salted, saline, brackish, briny, over-salted, brak (S. African) organisms adapted to survive in very salty water

salty

adjective
Bordering on indelicacy or impropriety:
Translations
slaný
salt
suolainenrasvainen
नमकीन
slan
asin
saltur
塩気のある
slan
salt
ซึ่งมีรสเค็ม
mặn

salty

[ˈsɔːltɪ] ADJ (saltier (compar) (saltiest (superl))) [taste] → salado

salty

[ˈsɔːlti] adjsalé(e)

salty

adj (+er)
salzig; salty waterSalzwasser nt
(dated fig) languagegesalzen; storyscharf, gesalzen

salty

[ˈsɔːltɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (taste) → salato/a (fig) (humour, remark) → piccante

salt

(soːlt) noun
1. (also common salt) sodium chloride, a white substance frequently used for seasoning. The soup needs more salt.
2. any other substance formed, like common salt, from a metal and an acid.
3. a sailor, especially an experienced one. an old salt.
adjective
containing, tasting of, preserved in salt. salt water; salt pork.
verb
to put salt on or in. Have you salted the potatoes?
ˈsalted adjective
(negative unsalted) containing or preserved with salt. salted butter; salted beef.
ˈsaltness noun
ˈsalty adjective
containing or tasting of salt. Tears are salty water.
ˈsaltiness noun
bath salts
a usually perfumed mixture of certain salts added to bath water.
the salt of the earth
a very good or worthy person. People like her are the salt of the earth.
take (something) with a grain/pinch of salt
to receive (a statement, news etc) with a slight feeling of disbelief. I took his story with a pinch of salt.

salty

مـُمَلِّح slaný salt salzig αλμυρός salado suolainen salé slan salato 塩気のある zout salt słony salgado соленый salt ซึ่งมีรสเค็ม tuzlu mặn 多盐的

salty

a. salado-a, salobre, salino-a.

salty

adj salado
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