- a container for salt with a perforated top to allow the salt to be shaken out.
Origin of salt shaker
Examples from the Web for salt shaker
Historical Examples of salt shaker
There isn't any, except what I used when I was cooking—a little I had in a salt-shaker.The Curlytops on Star Island
Howard R. Garis
This was in the cellar of the dove-cote, in a kind of salt-shaker turret.Friends of France
"I guess they'd miss you more'n that salt-shaker," he said grimly.
Caroline stalked aggressively into the dining-room, and finding it for the moment empty, hastily replaced the salt-shaker.