Definition of salty adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (saltier, saltiest)
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  1. 1containing or tasting of salt salty food salty sea air compare sweet
  2. 2 (old-fashioned) (of language or humor) amusing and sometimes slightly offensive She has a salty sense of humor.
noun [uncountable] She could taste the saltiness of her tears.
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