saltier

1 [sawl-tee-er]
adjective
comparative of salty.
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saltier

2 [sal-teer, -tahyuhr]
noun

salty

[sawl-tee]
adjective, saltier, saltiest.
1.
tasting of or containing salt; saline.
2.
piquant; sharp; witty.
3.
racy or coarse: salty humor.
4.
of the sea, sailing, or life at sea.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English; see salt1, -y1

saltily, adverb
saltiness, noun
oversalty, adjective
unsalty, adjective
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saltire or (less commonly) saltier (ˈsɔːlˌtaɪə)
 
n
heraldry an ordinary consisting of a diagonal cross on a shield
 
[C14 sawturoure, from Old French sauteour cross-shaped barricade, from saulter to jump, from Latin saltāre]
 
saltier or (less commonly) saltier
 
n
 
[C14 sawturoure, from Old French sauteour cross-shaped barricade, from saulter to jump, from Latin saltāre]

salty (ˈsɔːltɪ)
 
adj , saltier, saltiest
1.  of, tasting of, or containing salt
2.  (esp of humour) sharp; piquant
3.  relating to life at sea
 
'saltily
 
adv
 
'saltiness
 
n

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Word Origin & History

salty
c.1440, "tasting of salt, impregnated with salt," from salt. Meaning "racy" is from 1866, from salt in the sense of "that which gives life or pungency" (1573, originally of words or wit). U.S. slang sense of "angry, irritated" is first attested 1938, especially in phrase jump
salty "to unexpectedly become enraged."
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Example sentences
The saltier the water gets, the more expensive it becomes to desalinate.
The salts that are diluted in the water are left behind, making the remaining
  ocean water even saltier.
The freshwater economists accepted a saltier view of policymaking.
Domestic soy sauce is generally much saltier than imported brands.
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