[ UK /sˈɒlti/ ]
[ US /ˈsɔɫti/ ]
  1. containing or filled with salt
    salt water
  2. engagingly stimulating or provocative
    a piquant wit
    salty language
  3. one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of sea water
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How To Use salty In A Sentence

  • Hence the salty relish of the prospect that lies ahead. Times, Sunday Times
  • Estuaries (where fresh river water meets salty ocean water) are examples of brackish waters.
  • I tried both the delicate, unsalty gravadlax and a tartare served with the roe and a very lemony asparagus salad.
  • Thomas writes colorfully of blackguards and mistresses, salty sea dogs and young midshipmen, bloody quarterdecks and Parisian salons.
  • Like sausages, bacon tends to be very salty and may also be preserved with the chemical sodium nitrite, which has been linked to an increased risk of stomach cancer.
  • Described as plump, fleshy, bitter, salty and succulent all at once, their taste remains on the palate long after swallowing.
  • As the cheese has a salty edge, exercise caution with the salt. Times, Sunday Times
  • The blood from this young soldier's forehead intersects the salty tears coming from his misty eyes.
  • It was tender, juicy and tasty, especially with the addition of the salty pork wrapping.
  • And I can't stand the salty little beggars anyway. The Sun
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