briny

1
[ brahy-nee ]
/ ˈbraɪ ni /

adjective, brin·i·er, brin·i·est.

of or like brine; salty: a briny taste.

Origin of briny

1
First recorded in 1600–10; brine + -y1

Related forms

brin·i·ness, noun

Definition for briny (2 of 2)

briny

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[ brahy-nee ]
/ ˈbraɪ ni /

noun

Origin of briny

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First recorded in 1825–35; brine + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for briny

briny

/ (ˈbraɪnɪ) /

adjective brinier or briniest

of or resembling brine; salty

noun

the briny an informal name for the sea

Derived Forms

brininess, noun
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