salty


salty

adjective \ˈsl-tē\

: containing salt or too much salt

: somewhat rude or shocking

salt·i·ersalt·i·est

Full Definition of SALTY

1
:  of, seasoned with, or containing salt
2
:  smacking of the sea or nautical life
3
a :  piquant
b :  earthy, crude <salty language>
salt·i·ly \-tə-lē\ adverb
salt·i·ness \-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of SALTY

  1. I think the soup tastes salty.
  2. <salty sea water is safe to swim in, but you really shouldn't swallow it>

First Known Use of SALTY

15th century

Related to SALTY

Synonyms
brackish, briny, saline, salt
Antonyms
nonsaline

Rhymes with SALTY

salty

adjective \ˈsl-tē\   (Medical Dictionary)
salt·i·ersalt·i·est

Medical Definition of SALTY

: of, seasoned with, or containing salt
salt·i·ness \-tē-nəs\ noun

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