Definition of salty adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsɔːlti//
    , also BrE//ˈsɒlti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɔːlti//
    (saltier, saltiest)
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  1. 1  containing or tasting of salt salty food salty sea air It tasted slightly salty. compare sweet
  2. 2(old-fashioned) (of language or humour) amusing and sometimes slightly rude She has a salty sense of humour.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: salty