One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of food) having too much salt added.‘over-salted French fries’
salt, salted, saline, briny, brackishView synonyms
- ‘The salad was slightly over-salted and consisted of peppers, olives, greens and tomatoes which we washed down with a glass of house white.’
- ‘The truffle mash would have made a concluding trinity of earthy flavours, but was over-salted and lacking in the distinctive truffle flavour.’
- ‘She vainly tried to justify the over-salted, over-larded red meat dishes she prepares for her children.’
- ‘The salt and pepper squid is over-salted, but enormous.’
- ‘I had a side salad of rocket, chard, oak leaf lettuce and balsamic vinegar, which was very over-salted.’
- ‘This was a very generous portion, though a little over-salted, and served with superb wild mushroom risotto and a tangy rhubarb sauce.’
- ‘Foods are over-sugared and over-salted to stimulate over-eating and consumption of sugar, fostering obesity, in turn generating millions for the health industry.’
- ‘I returned it to the kitchen and another equally over-salted version arrived.’
- ‘More than a dozen products met our saturated-fat cut-off, but only six of them weren't over-salted.’
- ‘Rumors about a romantic relationship between two teachers were whispered in the lunchroom over plates of fries and over-salted cheeseburgers.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.