An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (flavor)
a. salado
I love the salty taste of anchovies.Me encanta el sabor salado de las anchoas.
You've got to try the salty ice cream they sell on the boardwalk.Tienes que probar el helado salado que venden en el malecón.
2. (containing salt)
a. salado
Eating food that is too salty can raise your blood pressure.Comer comida muy salada te puede subir la presión arterial.
3. (coarse)
a. picante
His salty and inappropriate comments made her feel uncomfortable.Sus comentarios picantes e inapropiados la hicieron sentir incómoda.
b. saleroso
Customers complained about the salty language of the drunk man seated at the bar.Los clientes se quejaron del lenguaje saleroso del hombre borracho sentado en el bar.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. resentido
Lisa was all salty with us for going to the movies without her.Lisa estuvo toda resentida con nosotros por haber ido al cine sin ella.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. salado(a)
salty [ˈsɔːltɪ]
saltier (comparative)saltiest (superlative) [+taste] salado
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