thirsty

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adjective \ˈthər-stē\

Definition of thirsty

thirstier

thirstiest

  1. 1a :  feeling thirstb :  deficient in moisture :  parched <thirsty land>c :  highly absorbent <thirsty towels>

  2. 2 :  having a strong desire :  avid <thirsty for knowledge>

thirstiness

play \-stē-nəs\ noun

Examples of thirsty in a sentence

  1. The salty food was making her thirsty.

  2. <struggling to survive in that hot and thirsty climate>

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of thirsty

before 12th century


THIRSTY Defined for English Language Learners

thirsty

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adjective \ˈthər-stē\

Definition of thirsty for English Language Learners

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

  • : needing water

  • : feeling a strong desire or need for something


THIRSTY Defined for Kids

thirsty

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adjective \ˈthər-stē\

Definition of thirsty for Students

thirstier

thirstiest

  1. 1 :  feeling a need for liquids

  2. 2 :  needing moisture <thirsty crops>

  3. 3 :  having a strong desire :  eager <The stray dog was thirsty for affection.>

thirstily

\ˈthər-stə-lē\ adverb

Medical Dictionary

thirsty

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adjective \ˈthər-stē\

Medical Definition of thirsty

thirstier

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est

  1. :  feeling thirst



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