saltie

[ sawl-tee ]
/ ˈsɔl ti /

noun Canadian Slang.

an ocean-going sailor.

Nearby words

  1. salter,
  2. salter-harris classification,
  3. saltern,
  4. saltfish,
  5. saltglaze,
  6. saltier,
  7. saltigrade,
  8. saltillo,
  9. saltimbocca,
  10. saltine

Origin of saltie

First recorded in 1960–65; salt1 + -ie

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British Dictionary definitions for saltie

saltie

/ (ˈsɔːltɪ) /

noun

Australian informal a saltwater crocodile
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