Definition of Thirsty

1. Adjective. Needing moisture. "Thirsty fields under a rainless sky"

Similar to: Dry
Derivative terms: Thirstiness



2. Adjective. Feeling a need or desire to drink. "After playing hard the children were thirsty"
Antonyms: Hungry
Derivative terms: Thirst, Thirstiness

3. Adjective. (usually followed by 'for') extremely desirous. "Thirsty for informaton"
Exact synonyms: Athirst, Hungry
Similar to: Desirous, Wishful
Derivative terms: Hunger, Hungriness, Thirst, Thirstiness

4. Adjective. Able to take in large quantities of moisture. "Thirsty towels"
Similar to: Absorbent, Absorptive

Definition of Thirsty

1. a. Feeling thirst; having a painful or distressing sensation from want of drink; hence, having an eager desire.

Definition of Thirsty

1. Adjective. Needing to drink. ¹

2. Adjective. Causing thirst; giving one a need to drink. ¹

3. Adjective. Craving something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thirsty

1. feeling a desire or need to drink [adj THIRSTIER, THIRSTIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thirsty

thirst fever
thirst for knowledge
thirsted
thirster
thirsters
thirsteth
thirstier
thirstiest
thirstily
thirstiness
thirstinesses
thirsting
thirstland
thirstless
thirsts
thirsty (current term)
thirsty(p)
thirsty work
thirteen
thirteen hundred
thirteenfold
thirteenish
thirteenness
thirteenpence
thirteenpenny
thirteens
thirteenth
thirteenthly
thirteenths
thirties

Literary usage of Thirsty

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1. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1887)
"And again when the husbandman conducts water down the slope to restore his thirsty crops, " That, falling, makes a hoarse murmur among the smooth rocks, ..."

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