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Adjective: thirsty (thirstier,thirstiest)  thurs-tee
  1. Needing moisture
    "thirsty fields under a rainless sky"
     
  2. Feeling a need or desire to drink
    "after playing hard the children were thirsty"
     
  3. (usually followed by 'for') extremely desirous
    "thirsty for information";
    - athirst [archaic], hungry
     
  4. Able to take in large quantities of moisture
    "thirsty towels"

Derived forms: thirstier, thirstiest

See also: absorbent, absorptive, desirous, dry, wishful

Antonym: hungry

Encyclopedia: Thirsty