salty englannista suomeksi
Tasting of salt.
- A few types of molecules get sensed by receptors on the tongue. Protons coming off of acids ping receptors for "sour." Sugars get received as "sweet." Bitter, salty, and the proteinaceous flavor umami all set off their own neural cascades.
Coarse, provocative, earthy; said of language.
Experienced, especially used to indicate a veteran of the naval services; dog (from salt of the sea).
1946, Mezz Mezzrow and Bernard Wolfe, ''Really the Blues'', Payback Press 1999, page 61:
- Ray and Fuzzy were salty with our unhip no-playing piano player, because she broke time on the piano so bad that the strings yelled whoa to the hammers.
1969, Iceberg Slim, ''Pimp: The Story of My Life'', Holloway House Publishing, page 162:
- I want to beg your pardon for making you salty that night.
Indignant or offended due to over-sensitivity, humourlessness, disappointment, or defeat (implying the person is a crybaby, shedding salty tears); said of interlocutors expressing indignation, or merely disagreement.
Pertaining to the Sardinian language and those dialects of Catalan, spoken in the Balearic Islands and along the coast of Catalonia, that use definitive articles descended from the Latin (m) instead of the Latin (m).