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1. salty

adjective. ['ˈsɔlti'] engagingly stimulating or provocative.

Synonyms

  • stimulating

Antonyms

  • unappetizing
  • territorial waters

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • salt (English)
  • sealt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Salty

  • talty
  • faulty

Example sentences of the word salty


1. Adjective
Poseidon presented sea water but it was too salty to be useful.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Using salted butter will also change the flavor of the rolls by making them too salty.

Quotes containing the word salty


1. Excuse me, Captain. Are you two going to weep salty tears of admiration over a helmet all night, or do we have matters to discuss?
- Eoin Colfer, The Lost Colony

2. [On Jason Mashak's book SALTY AS A LIP, as reviewed in The Prague Post:] Mashak amalgamates various national, historical and religious traditions into a myth-mash that illuminates many sects' fanatical compartmentalizing, and the fact that so many religions and philosophies share similar goals, if not roots*Jason Mashak's book SALTY AS A LIP, as reviewed in The Prague Post:] Mashak amalgamates various national, historical and religious traditions into a myth-mash that illuminates many sects' fanatical compartmentalizing, and the fact that so many religions and philosophies share similar goals, if not roots.
*- Stephan Delbos


2. salty

adjective. ['ˈsɔlti'] one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of sea water.

Antonyms

  • international waters

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • salt (English)
  • sealt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. salty

adjective. ['ˈsɔlti'] containing or filled with salt.

Synonyms

  • saltish
  • briny
  • saline
  • brackish
  • saliferous

Antonyms

  • tasteless
  • sweet
  • sour
  • unpalatable

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • salt (English)
  • sealt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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