minty

1 [min-tee]
adjective, mintier, mintiest.
having the flavor or aroma of mint.

Origin:
1875–80; mint1 + -y1

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minty

2 [min-tee]
adjective, mintier, mintiest. Slang.

Origin:
perhaps special use of minty1

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mint1 (mɪnt)
 
n
1.  peppermint spearmint horsemint See also water mint any N temperate plant of the genus Mentha, having aromatic leaves and spikes of small typically mauve flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates). The leaves of some species are used for seasoning and flavouring
2.  stone mint another name for dittany
3.  a sweet flavoured with mint
 
[Old English minte, from Latin mentha, from Greek minthē; compare Old High German minza]
 
'minty1
 
adj

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Example sentences
That's right, shoes that makes sweaty feet feel minty.
Cabernet often has hints of soy sauce lurking in its flavor cabinet, along with
  earthy eucalyptus and minty, briary berries.
Lush, tangy plums and blackberries with minty chocolate and dried tobacco leaf.
Minty mashed peas, on the other hand, refreshed the well-executed fish and
  chips.
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