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Definition of "silty" []

  • Having a noticeable amount of silt. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "silty" in a sentence
  • "Soil that contains a lot of silt is called silty soil."
  • "Tracks leading up into the scrubby, windswept highlands of the Slieve Aughty and down toward silty creek beds and swift rivers flowing south and west toward Lough Derg and the Shannon."
  • "“Quite,” Rat said as she put her hands on the silty, stony bottom and let her legs float on the gentle current."