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meanings of salty


  1. Coarse, provocative, earthy; said of language.
  2. Experienced, especially used to indicate a veteran of the naval services; salty dog (from salt of the sea).
  3. Indignant or offended due to over-sensitivity, humourlessness, disappointment, or defeat (implying the person is a crybaby, shedding salty tears); said of interlocutors expressing indignation, or merely disagreement.
  4. Tasting of salt.
  5. Irritated, annoyed (from the sharp, spicy flavor of salt).
  6. Pertaining to the Sardinian language and those dialects of Catalan, spoken in the Balearic Islands and along the coast of Catalonia, that use definitive articles descended from the Latin ipse (“self") instead of the Latin ille (“that").
  7. Containing salt.

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