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Wordnet 3.0


1. engagingly stimulating or provocative;
- Example: "a piquant wit"
- Example: "salty language"
[syn: piquant, salty]

2. containing or filled with salt;
- Example: "salt water"

3. one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of sea water;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Salty \Salt"y\ (s[add]lt"[y^]), a. 1. Containing salt; tasting of salt; saltish; as, the salty sea; the potatoes are too salty. [1913 Webster + PJC] 2. Interesting and witty; piquant; -- of discourse. [PJC] 3. Racy; sexually suggestive; -- of discourse. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

salty adj 1: engagingly stimulating or provocative; "a piquant wit"; "salty language" [syn: piquant, salty] 2: containing or filled with salt; "salt water" [ant: fresh, sweet] 3: one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of sea water
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

64 Moby Thesaurus words for "salty": Attic, biting, blue, brackish, brilliant, briny, broad, clever, droll, facetious, funny, humorous, humorsome, jesting, jocose, jocular, joking, joky, joshing, keen, keen-witted, marine, maritime, mordacious, mordant, nautical, naval, navigational, nimble-witted, ocean-going, oceanic, off-color, pelagic, pickled, pointed, pungent, purple, quick-witted, racy, rapier-like, risky, risque, saline, salt, salted, saltish, scabrous, scathing, scintillating, seafaring, seamanlike, seamanly, shady, sharp, smart, sparkling, spicy, sprightly, suggestive, trenchant, water-borne, whimsical, wicked, witty