• enPR: thûrst′ē, IPA: /ˈθɜː(ɹ)st.i/

thirsty (comparative thirstier, superlative thirstiest)

  1. Needing to drink.
    After all that work I am really thirsty.
  2. Causing thirst; giving one a need to drink (informal).
  3. (figurative) Craving something.
    I am thirsty for knowledge.
    After the president left office, the nation was thirsty for change.
  4. (slang, figurative) Desiring sex.
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