malty

[mawl-tee]

Origin of malty

First recorded in 1810–20; malt + -y1
Related formsmalt·i·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for malty

Historical Examples of malty

  • The school that plumps for malty Rabbits and the other that goes for milky ones are equally emphatic in their choice.

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    Robert Carlton Brown


British Dictionary definitions for malty

malty

adjective maltier or maltiest
  1. of, like, or containing malt
Derived Formsmaltiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for malty
adj.

1817, from malt (n.) + -y (2).

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