Definition of thirsty
- thirsty land
- thirsty towels
- thirsty for knowledge
The salty food was making her thirsty.
struggling to survive in that hot and thirsty climate
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before 12th century
agog, antsy, anxious, ardent, athirst, avid, crazy, desirous, eager, enthused, enthusiastic, excited, great, greedy, gung ho, hot, hungry, impatient, keen, nuts, pumped, raring, solicitous, voracious, wild;
champing at the bit, chomping at the bit;
: having an uncomfortable feeling because you need something to drink : feeling thirst
: needing water
: feeling a strong desire or need for something
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