Definition of saltine in English:

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saltine

Pronunciation: /sôlˈtēn/

noun

North American
A thin, crisp, savory cracker sprinkled with salt.
Example sentences
  • I crushed up the last of the saltines and sprinkled them over the broth.
  • Select low-calorie, low-density food options like fresh vegetables or fruits, fat-free pretzels, saltines, etc. for snacks.
  • Once you start eating a bunch of saltines, you're not only parched, but you've instantly got a ball of paste in your mouth that takes lots of chewing to ingest.

Origin

From salt + -ine4.

Words that rhyme with saltine

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Syllabification: sal·tine

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