thirsty

[thur-stee]
adjective, thirstier, thirstiest.
1.
feeling or having thirst; craving liquid.
2.
needing moisture, as land; parched; dry or arid: the thirsty soil.
3.
eagerly desirous; eager: thirsty for news.
4.
causing thirst: Digging is thirsty work.

Origin:
before 950; Middle English thirsti, Old English thyrstig; akin to Dutch dorstig, German durstig, Sanskrit tṛṣita thirsty

thirstily, adverb
thirstiness, noun
nonthirsty, adjective
unthirsty, adjective
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thirsty (ˈθɜːstɪ)
 
adj , thirstier, thirstiest
1.  feeling a desire to drink
2.  dry; arid: the thirsty soil
3.  (foll by for) feeling an eager desire: thirsty for information
4.  causing thirst: thirsty work
 
'thirstily
 
adv
 
'thirstiness
 
n

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thirsty thirst·y (thûr'stē)
adj.
Desiring to drink.

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Example sentences
Not being thirsty at various times during the day is normal, if the body does
  not need fluid replacement.
Also, not being too hungry or thirsty helps me feel better.
Thirsty crowds know that where there's a beer, there's a wait.
Try to avoid foods that will make you thirsty or that require a lot of water or
  special preparation.
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