Meaning & Definition of Thirsty in English
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
- "Athirst for knowledge"
- "Hungry for recognition"
- "Thirsty for informaton"
- athirst(p) ,
- hungry(p) ,
4. Able to take in large quantities of moisture
- "Thirsty towels"
Examples of using
Tom said that he was thirsty.
We were all very thirsty.