thirsty

thirsty
Synonyms and related words:
Saharan, absorbent, adsorbent, agog, anhydrous, anxious, ardent, arid, assimilative, athirst, avaricious, avid, bibulous, blotting, bone-dry, breathless, burning, chemisorptive, chemosorptive, consumed with desire, coveting, craving, dehydrated, desert, desirous, devoured by desire, digestive, droughty, dry, dry as dust, dusty, eager, endosmotic, exosmotic, fervid, greedy, hankering, high and dry, hungering, hungry, imbibitory, impatient, itching, juiceless, keen, like parchment, mad with lust, moistureless, osmotic, parched, prurient, ravenous, resorbent, sandy, sapless, sere, soaking, sorbent, spongeous, spongy, thirsting, undamped, unwatered, voracious, waterless, yearning|

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  • Thirsty — Thirst y, a. [Compar. {Thirstier}; superl. {Thirstiest}.] [AS. ?urstig. See {Thirst}, n.] 1. Feeling thirst; having a painful or distressing sensation from want of drink; hence, having an eager desire. [1913 Webster] Give me, I pray thee, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thirsty — ► ADJECTIVE (thirstier, thirstiest) 1) feeling thirst. 2) (of an engine, plant, or crop) consuming a lot of fuel or water. 3) causing thirst: modelling is thirsty work. 4) (thirsty for) having or showing a strong desire for. D …   English terms dictionary

  • thirsty — [thʉrs′tē] adj. thirstier, thirstiest [ME thyrsti < OE thurstig] 1. feeling thirst; wanting to drink 2. a) lacking water or moisture; dry; parched [thirsty fields] b) very absorbent 3 …   English World dictionary

  • thirsty — thər stē adj, thirst·i·er; est feeling thirst …   Medical dictionary

  • thirsty — O.E. þurstig; see THIRST (Cf. thirst) …   Etymology dictionary

  • thirsty — [adj] dry, desirous (especially for liquid) agog*, anxious, appetent, ardent, arid, athirst, avid, bone dry*, breathless, burning, cottonmouthed*, craving, crazy for*, dehydrated, droughty, dry as dust*, dying for*, eager, greedy, hankering,… …   New thesaurus

  • thirsty */ — UK [ˈθɜː(r)stɪ] / US [ˈθɜrstɪ] adjective Word forms thirsty : adjective thirsty comparative thirstier superlative thirstiest 1) feeling that you want or need to drink something I m really thirsty – could I have a glass of water? thirsty work (=… …   English dictionary

  • thirsty — thirst|y [ θɜrsti ] adjective * 1. ) feeling that you want or need to drink something: I m really thirsty could I have a glass of water? thirsty work (=hard work that makes you feel thirsty): Moving furniture around is thirsty work. 2. ) thirsty… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • thirsty — thirst|y [ˈθə:sti US ˈθə:r ] adj comparative thirstier superlative thirstiest 1.) feeling that you want or need a drink →↑thirst, hungry ↑hungry ▪ Can I have a glass of water? I m really thirsty. ▪ He d been working in the garden and was very hot …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thirsty — [[t]θɜ͟ː(r)sti[/t]] thirstier, thirstiest 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If you are thirsty, you feel a need to drink something. If a baby is thirsty, it feeds more often... Drink whenever you feel thirsty during exercise. Derived words: thirstily …   English dictionary

  • thirsty — adjective 1 needing to drink or feeling that you want a drink: Can I have a glass of water, I m really thirsty. | thirsty work (=work that makes you want a drink): All this digging is thirsty work. 2 thirsty for knowledge/power literary having a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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