thirsty


thirsty

adjective \ˈthər-stē\

: having an uncomfortable feeling because you need something to drink : feeling thirst

: needing water

: feeling a strong desire or need for something

thirst·i·erthirst·i·est

Full Definition of THIRSTY

1
a :  feeling thirst
b :  deficient in moisture :  parched <thirsty land>
c :  highly absorbent <thirsty towels>
2
:  having a strong desire :  avid <thirsty for knowledge>
thirst·i·ness \-stē-nəs\ noun

Examples of THIRSTY

  1. The salty food was making her thirsty.
  2. <struggling to survive in that hot and thirsty climate>

First Known Use of THIRSTY

before 12th century

thirsty

adjective \ˈthər-stē\   (Medical Dictionary)
thirst·i·erthirst·i·est

Medical Definition of THIRSTY

: feeling thirst

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