Related formssalt·ish·ly, adverbsalt·ish·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for saltish
Tea made with saltish water, and salt sheep's milk, have been the only drawbacks of the six days' march.Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume I (of 2)|Isabella L. Bird
Oxide, a compound of oxygen, and a base destitute of acid and saltish properties.A Manual of the Antiquity of Man|J. P. MacLean
People eat these berries and find them good, with a saltish, bitter taste, and yet a dash of sweetness.
Its taste is saltish, with a degree of roughness and astringency.Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed.|Pierre Joseph Macquer
Possibly they may be attracted by the saltish taste, but the result is that they get ill and their stomachs are distended.