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Definition of "briny" [brin•y]

  • Of, relating to, or resembling brine; salty. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "briny" in a sentence
  • "Elsewhere in the issue we visit Washington's spectacular South Puget Sound, a kind of briny Burgundy where every cove and waterway seems to grow its own distinctive shellfish -- each with its own connoisseur following."
  • "Anna said... on yummo. these are all the kind of briny, sour flavours i adore. certainly one to try."
  • "If we were hit all we would do would be take to the "briny" in a life preserver, get a stick and float it out."