Definitions of saltiness
  1. noun
    the property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution)
    see moresee less
    brininess, salinity
    the relative proportion of salt in a solution
    the quality of being salty, as the saltiness of water
    type of:
    a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
  2. noun
    the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
    synonyms: salinity, salt
    see moresee less
    type of:
    gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, taste, taste perception, taste sensation
    the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
  3. noun
    language or humor that is down-to-earth
    “the saltiness of their language was inappropriate”
    “self-parody and saltiness riddled their core genre”
    synonyms: coarseness
    see moresee less
    type of:
    expressive style, style
    a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
Word Family

Test prep from the experts

Boost your test score with programs developed by’s experts.

  • Proven methods: Learn faster, remember longer with our scientific approach.
  • Personalized plan: We customize your experience to maximize your learning.
  • Strategic studying: Focus on the words that are most crucial for success.


  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 8 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week


  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 10 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week


  • Number of words: 700+
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Time: 1 hour / week