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Thirsty

Thirsty Meaning & Definition
Thirsty Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Thirsty?

[adj] able to take in large quantities of moisture; "thirsty towels"
[adj] feeling a need or desire to drink; "after playing hard the children were thirsty"
[adj] needing moisture; "thirsty fields under a rainless sky"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Thirsty: absorbent | absorptive | dry

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Thirsty In Webster's Dictionary

\Thirst"y\, a. [Compar. {Thirstier}; superl. {Thirstiest}.] [AS. [thorn]urstig. See {Thirst}, n.] 1. Feeling thirst; having a painful or distressing sensation from want of drink; hence, having an eager desire. Give me, I pray thee, a little water to drink, for I am thirsty. --Judges iv. 19. 2. Deficient in moisture; dry; parched. A dry and thirsty land, where no water is. --Ps. lxiii. 1. When in the sultry glebe I faint, Or on the thirsty mountain pant. --Addison.

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