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Definition of "salty" []

  • Of, containing, or seasoned with salt. (adjective)
  • Suggestive of the sea or sailing life. (adjective)
  • Witty; pungent; earthy: salty humor. (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 "salty" in a sentence
  • "Cornell Chicken is often served with Syracuse Salt Potatoes, small white local potatoes boiled in salty water."
  • "Otherwise will have to resort to some sort of Elly May Clampett outfit which will confuse everyone, none more so than me. i.e. something with expandable midriff to factor in salty oily nibbly things at Lock n Load."
  • "I got for the ham and cheese buns, the dragon roll (glutinous rice dumpling with red bean paste) and the pork dumping (its in salty, oily glutinous rice package)."