adjective, brin·i·er, brin·i·est.
Words nearby briny
OTHER WORDS FROM brinybrin·i·ness, noun
Definition for briny (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for briny
This cider is bone dry and has a really great olive & briny quality that makes it a killer food pairing cider.
Since the stone crab is capable of regrowing its claws every 18 months, this break prevents overfishing of the briny delicacy.
We sampled dozens of olive varieties, ranging from light and briny to cured and herbaceous.
Potent as it was, it but faintly foreshadowed the flavour of the massive slices that presently swam in briny oil on our plates.All on the Irish Shore|E. Somerville and Martin Ross
There were surmises about their having all "gone out to sea," and perished on the briny deep.Our Vanishing Wild Life|William T. Hornaday
The briny odor of the St. Lawrence carried on the soft summer breeze was grateful and refreshing to me.The Doctor's Daughter|"Vera"
For it would be flatter, with less of wave-wet freshness and briny gusto.The Face of the Fields|Dallas Lore Sharp
Over a briny, oozy marsh lies a crust of salt six to sixteen inches thick.The Mystic Mid-Region|Arthur J. Burdick