1: adj. - to describe something unfortunate or unfavorable happening, or one's angered mood.
2: verb - to do something which causes an unfortunate or unfavorable situation.
3: inter. - to express distaste or unhappiness about a situation.
note: the international symbol of salt is brushing off one's leg with the back of their hand as if one is dealing with salt being spilled upon them. also, for additional effect, one may hiss like a snake (see: salt snake