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See definition of saltish on Dictionary.com
  • as inbrackish
  • as insalty

synonyms for saltish

  • briny
  • saline
  • salted
  • salty
  • slightly salty
  • alkaline
  • briny
  • pungent
  • saline
  • salted
  • sour
  • acrid
  • brackish
  • highly flavored
  • oversalted
  • saliferous
  • salt
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How to use saltish in a sentence

The water is perfectly clear, has a saltish taste, and at the spring is not unlike weak broth, though it has a disagreeable odor.
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Oxide, a compound of oxygen, and a base destitute of acid and saltish properties.
A MANUAL OF THE ANTIQUITY OF MANJ. P. MACLEAN
Salsaginous, sal-saj′i-nus, adj. saltish: growing in brackish places.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
Ill have fifty to-day, Mr. Kuk, she said to the saltish individual when he hailed her from outside the tent.
THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS UNDER CANVASGRACE BROOKS HILL
People eat these berries and find them good, with a saltish, bitter taste, and yet a dash of sweetness.
NARRATIVE OF A MISSION TO CENTRAL AFRICA PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1850-51, VOLUME 1JAMES RICHARDSON
The saltish torrent deluged the surrounding plains—putting every thing into a pretty pickle, as may well be imagined.
BUFFALO LANDW. E. WEBB
Its taste is saltish, with a degree of roughness and astringency.
ELEMENTS OF THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF CHYMISTRY, 5TH ED.PIERRE JOSEPH MACQUER
Tea made with saltish water, and salt sheep's milk, have been the only drawbacks of the six days' march.
JOURNEYS IN PERSIA AND KURDISTAN, VOLUME I (OF 2)ISABELLA L. BIRD
In a hemorrhage from the lungs, the sufferer is quick to notice in the mouth the warm and saltish taste.
A PRACTICAL PHYSIOLOGYALBERT F. BLAISDELL
The sweat is a turbid, saltish fluid with a feeble but characteristic odor due to certain volatile fatty acids.
A PRACTICAL PHYSIOLOGYALBERT F. BLAISDELL
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WORDS RELATED TO SALTISH

  • briny
  • saline
  • salted
  • saltish
  • salty
  • slightly salty
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