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Definition 1: containing or filled with salt - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where salty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • salt water

(salty is similar to ...) slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)

"a brackish lagoon" "the briny deep"

(salty is similar to ...) containing or yielding salt

"saliferous formations" "salt domes"

(salty is similar to ...) containing salt

"a saline substance " "salty tears"

(salty is similar to ...) somewhat salty

(means also ...) pleasing to the sense of taste

"a tasty morsel"

Definition 2: engagingly stimulating or provocative - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where salty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a piquant wit
  • salty language

Synonyms for salty in the sense of this definition

(salty is similar to ...) rousing or quickening activity or the senses

"a stimulating discussion"

Definition 3: one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of sea water - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(salty is similar to ...) pleasing to the sense of taste

"a tasty morsel"

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