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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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THE RIVERS joined together to complain to the Sea, saying, "Why is it that when we flow into your tides so potable and sweet, you work in us such a change, and make us salty and unfit to drink?
Shimerda opened the bag and stirred the contents with her hand, it gave out a salty, earthy smell, very pungent, even among the other odours of that cave.
And Captain Van Horn, who ruled the Arangi in bare legs, a loin cloth, and a sixpenny under-shirt, and ran cannibal blacks back and forth in the blackbird trade with an automatic strapped to his body waking and sleeping and with his head forfeit in scores of salt- water villages and bush strongholds, and who was esteemed the toughest skipper in the Solomons where only men who are tough may continue to live and esteem toughness, blinked with sudden moisture in his eyes, and could not see for the moment the puppy that quivered all its body of love in his arms and kissed away the salty softness of his eyes.
Van Weyden, for the present at any rate, earns his salty grub by assisting me.
Kajiado Governor Joseph Lenku has fired his top water county official for failing to address a long-standing problem of salty water in taps.
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