Definition of saltine in English:


Line breaks: salt|ine
Pronunciation: /sɔːlˈtiːn
, sɒ-/


North American
  • A thin crisp savoury biscuit sprinkled with salt: sip water and nibble on saltines for a while until you feel like eating again [as modifier]: she had saltine crackers and a smear of peanut butter
    More 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.


from salt + -ine4.

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