HyperDic: salty

English > 3 senses of the word salty:
ADJECTIVEallsalty, piquantengagingly stimulating or provocative
allsaltycontaining or filled with salt
allsaltyone of the four basic taste sensations
salty > pronunciation
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English > salty: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningengagingly stimulating or provocative.
Example "salty language"
Broaderstimulatingrousing or quickening activity or the senses
Spanishatrevido, picante
Catalanatrevit, picant
Nounssaltinesslanguage or humor that is down-to-earth
English > salty: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningContaining or filled with salt.
Narrowerbrackish, brinyslightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
saliferousContaining or yielding salt
salineContaining salt
saltishSomewhat salty
See alsotastypleasing to the sense of taste
Oppositefresh, sweetnot containing or composed of salt water
Nounssaltwhite crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
salta compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
saltinessthe property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution)
English > salty: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOne of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of sea water.
Broadertastypleasing to the sense of taste
Nounssalt, saltinessthe taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth

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