thirstily

adverb
thirst·​i·​ly | \ ˈthər-stə-lē How to pronounce thirstily (audio) \

Definition of thirstily

: with or on account of thirst

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Houses are staging shows in more intimate settings, like private garages (Ralph Lauren) or their own ateliers (Maison Margiela), while others thirstily live-stream every stitch. Alexander Fury, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Future of Fashion," 30 Oct. 2017 Ted Cruz, a principled conservative who would never condone violence against the media, thirstily made some vague, nonsensical allusions suggesting that CNN may have committed a crime. Jay Willis, GQ, "The CNN-Trump GIF Debacle Is Another Reminder That Everything You Post on the Internet Is Fair Game," 5 July 2017

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First Known Use of thirstily

1549, in the meaning defined above

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