salty

(redirected from saltiness)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

salty dog

A sailor, especially a man, who is older and/or has had a lot of experience on the seas. The bar was packed with old salty dogs who'd traveled all across the world, sharing stories of their adventures.
See also: dog, salty

salty

slang Annoyed by, upset by, or resentful of something that has been done or said to one. Of course I'm salty—you made fun of me in front of all our friends! Why is she so salty? I told her I was going to be home late!

salty

n. expensive; [of a price] falsely bid up. That price is a little salty. Is that the best you can do?
References in periodicals archive ?
To control for the pungency results, panelists also rated the saltiness of the three samples - and researchers found there was no statistical difference among them.
As for the topping sugar, cinnamon, and raisins, they completed the balance of sweetness against the saltiness of chicken and couscous.
The hazelnut aromas, concentrated dried fruits and saline edge on the finish makes it a natural bedfellow with the nutty, saltiness of manchego cheese.
thewinesociety.com) share the same saltiness but with deep, savoury fruit, toasty nuances and a nice nuttiness adding to its saline charm.
Multi-layered and more complex, pasada manzanilla sherries are aged for longer and styles such as Hidalgo Pastrana Manzanilla Pasada (PS10.50, 75cl, www.thewinesociety.com) share the same saltiness but with deep, savoury fruit, toasty nuances and a nice nuttiness adding to its saline charm.
The attributes meat flavor, salt and fat are similar to the control treatment, while the spices' flavor attribute is close to the treatments with 25 and 50% sodium reduction (F25 and F50); texture tenderness, appearance color and brightness are close to the F50 treatment, while aroma spices, aroma meat and texture juiciness are found in the same quadrant as treatment F25, inversely related to the attributes of flavor meat and saltiness (Figure 1).
The mix of sweet, sour and pungent flavours tones down the saltiness and smell of the fish.
According to an opinion, due to very warm atmospheric conditions prevailing these days, the sea water must have evaporated to a great leve and the water might have turned more brackish and fishes would not be able to bear up saltiness newly developed in the sea water.
In France, scientists assessed how salt distributed heterogeneously in a product would affect saltiness perception intensity.
In a symbolic act, representatives of the Evangelical Church in Germany, the German Reformed Alliance, the Evangelical Reformed Church of Germany and the local Reformed Church presented bread and salt to the presidentand executive staff of WCRC, expressing their wish that WCRC should never lose its saltiness (Matthew 5:13).
Umami heightens the flavour profile which helps increase apparent saltiness, as confirmed by an external sensory analysis.
It looks like they're going to be over-sweet, but the saltiness saves them.
The dozen housewives who gathered in a Rome hotel recently took their work terribly seriously - rating plates of pasta for chewiness, saltiness, gumminess or done-ness.
"To overcome that, scientists are trying to use the changing saltiness of the ocean's surface as a kind of rain gauge." Variations on salinity are monitored by NASA satellites, and the new intensity calculations surprised other researchers.
and taste the sweat on her neck, her inchoate saltiness,