- somewhat salty.
Origin of saltish
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Examples from the Web for saltish
It was found to be saltish to the taste, and to dissolve readily in water.The Book of the Damned
It is limpid, like water, of a saltish taste, and without odor.A Treatise on Domestic Economy
Catherine Esther Beecher
Its taste is saltish, with a degree of roughness and astringency.Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed.
Pierre Joseph Macquer
Saltish this water may be, but nine-tenths of it is honest rain from heaven.'Foe-Farrell
Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
The saltish atmosphere is left behind, and the air tings with the sweetness of mountain and lake.Alaska