- of, tasting of, or containing salt
- (esp of humour) sharp; piquant
- relating to life at sea
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsɔːlti/USA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsɔlti/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sôl′tē)
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salt•y /ˈsɔlti/USA pronunciation adj., -i•er, -i•est.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
salt•y (sôl′tē),USA pronunciation adj., salt•i•er, salt•i•est.
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salty /ˈsɔːltɪ/ adj (saltier, saltiest)
'salty' also found in these entries:
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Collocations: a salty [smell, musk], is too salty (for me), is (not) salty enough (for me), more...
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