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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
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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 Defined for Kids

thirsty

adjective \ˈthər-stē\
thirst·i·erthirst·i·est

Definition of THIRSTY for Kids

1
:  feeling a need for liquids
2
:  needing moisture <thirsty crops>
3
:  having a strong desire :  eager <The stray dog was thirsty for affection.>
thirst·i·ly \ˈthər-stə-lē\ adverb
Medical Dictionary

thirsty

adjective \ˈthər-stē\
thirst·i·erthirst·i·est

Medical Definition of THIRSTY

:  feeling thirst

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