What does thirsty mean?

Definitions for thirsty
ˈθɜr stithirsty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thirstyadjective

    needing moisture

    "thirsty fields under a rainless sky"

  2. thirstyadjective

    feeling a need or desire to drink

    "after playing hard the children were thirsty"

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

    (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous

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

  4. thirstyadjective

    able to take in large quantities of moisture

    "thirsty towels"


  1. thirstyadjective

    Needing to drink.

    After all that work I am really thirsty.

  2. thirstyadjective

    Causing thirst; giving one a need to drink.

  3. thirstyadjective

    Craving something.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Thirstyadjective

    Etymology: ðurstig , Saxon.

    Thy brother’s blood the thirsty earth hath drank,
    Broach’d with the steely point of Clifford’s lance. William Shakespeare.

    Give me a little water to drink, for I am thirsty. Judg. iv.

    Unworthy was thy fate,
    To fall beneath a base assassin’s stab,
    Whom all the thirsty instruments of death
    Had in the field of battle sought in vain. Nicholas Rowe.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thirstynoun

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

  2. Thirstynoun

    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.

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  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

Examples of thirsty in a Sentence

  1. Patrick Cullen:

    I could tell he was super tired and he had clearly been out there a long time. He was pretty tired and weak and thirsty, so we gave him a big drink of water and he slept under the engine for the next three hours. EMOTIONAL SUPPORT DOG MISSING AFTER LATAM AIRLINES FLIGHT The Draper City firefighters dubbed the dog.

  2. Fox News:

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

  3. Nico Santos:

    I hope [' Crazy Rich Asians' ] opens the floodgates for other people of color, for Latinos, for the LGBTQ community to be able to tell our own stories, people are yearning for these stories, they are thirsty for these stories and these stories have value.

  4. Kahlil Gibran:

    Would that I were a dry well, and that the people tossed stones into me, for that would be easier than to be a spring of flowing water that the thirsty pass by, and from which they avoid drinking.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Everything is a hero: A lighthouse which gives light to us; weeds that provide shelter to little insects; a water drop which quenches a thirsty ant! Everything that helps us to live is a hero!

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