What does thirsty mean?

Definitions for thirstyˈθɜr sti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word thirsty.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. thirsty(adj)

    needing moisture

    "thirsty fields under a rainless sky"

  2. thirsty(adj)

    feeling a need or desire to drink

    "after playing hard the children were thirsty"

  3. athirst(p), hungry(p), thirsty(p)(adj)

    (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous

    "athirst for knowledge"; "hungry for recognition"; "thirsty for informaton"

  4. thirsty(adj)

    able to take in large quantities of moisture

    "thirsty towels"


  1. thirsty(Adjective)

    Needing to drink.

    After all that work I am really thirsty.

  2. thirsty(Adjective)

    Causing thirst; giving one a need to drink.

  3. thirsty(Adjective)

    Craving something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thirsty(noun)

    feeling thirst; having a painful or distressing sensation from want of drink; hence, having an eager desire

  2. Thirsty(noun)

    deficient in moisture; dry; parched


  1. Thirsty

    Thirsty is a horror novel written by M. T. Anderson. It is set in modern Clayton, Massachusetts, in a parallel universe where vampires and other such creatures exist. The main character, Christopher, just wants a normal life; to date his crush Rebecca Schwartz, stay up late, and other teenager things. Unfortunately, Chris has much more to worry about than puberty — he also has to deal with his vampirism.

Editors Contribution

  1. thirsty

    The feeling a animal or person feels intuitively they need to drink water or another form of fluid.

    We sometimes feel thirsty during the day and need to drink water or other fors if fluid.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thirsty in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thirsty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chinese Proverb:

    Dig the well before you are thirsty.

  2. Russian Proverb:

    Do not spit in the well - you may be thirsty by and by.

  3. Fox News:

    I thought I might be hungry. I thought I might be thirsty.

  4. Dag Hammarskjld:

    I am the vessel. The draft is God's. And God is the thirsty one.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Knowledge is the only water which makes one thirsty when it is drunk.

Images & Illustrations of thirsty

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