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Adjective: salty (saltier,saltiest)  sol-tee [N. Amer], sól-tee or sol-tee [Brit]
  1. Containing salt or tasting of salt
    "salty water";
    - salt
     
  2. [informal] Engagingly stimulating or provocative
    "salty language";
    - piquant
     
  3. One of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of sea water
     
  4. Conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
    - crude, earthy, gross, vulgar, coarse, ripe [informal]

Derived forms: saltiest, saltier

See also: brackish, brak [S.Africa], briny, indecent, saliferous, saline, saltish, stimulating, tasty

Antonym: fresh

Encyclopedia: Salty