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salty

salt·y

salty

pronunciation:
sawl ti
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: saltier, saltiest
definition 1: containing salt as a flavor.
antonyms:
saltless, unsalted
definition 2: sharp, witty, or sexually suggestive, as a joke or story.
derivation: saltiness (n.)
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The word salty contains the following part:
-y1, -ey Old English adjective-forming suffix that means characterized by; full of; tending to
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The suffix -y1, -ey attaches to nouns and a few verbs to form adjectives.