quench one's/someone's thirst

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of quench one's/someone's thirst

:to cause oneself/someone to stop feeling thirsty
  • He quenched his thirst by drinking a bottle of water.
  • a drink that will quench your thirst

Word by Word Definitions

quench play
  1. : put out, extinguish

  2. : to put out the light or fire of

  3. : to cool (something, such as heated metal) suddenly by immersion (as in oil or water)

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

thirst play
  1. : a sensation of dryness in the mouth and throat associated with a desire for liquids

  2. : a desire or need to drink

  3. : an ardent desire : craving, longing

  1. : to feel thirsty : suffer thirst

  2. : to crave vehemently and urgently after justice


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