adjective, thirst·i·er, thirst·i·est.
Origin of thirsty
Examples from the Web for thirsty
For thirsty residents in dry counties, that means another long drive for a beer.
We are thirsty for his signature wit, warmth, and homespun wisdom.
And when I did finally get out of bed, I was so thirsty I made my way to the kitchen crawling along the floor.Get Into Bed with Tracey Emin for $2 Million: The Sale of a British Art Icon|Tim Teeman|May 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His discovery of the tuberculosis bacteria had given him a taste of fame, and made him thirsty for more.When TB Was a Death Sentence: An Excerpt From ‘The Remedy’|Thomas Goetz|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Singing is thirsty work, and everyone repairs to the pub afterwards.Thai Curry Therapy At London’s L’Atelier Des Chefs|Emma Woolf|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Men can be to other men as the shadow of a great rock in a thirsty land.Pax Vobiscum|Henry Drummond
Two of the boys passed round a pail of water and a tin cup, that all the thirsty might drink.Glengarry Schooldays|Ralph Connor
When night came they found themselves far from any stream; all were thirsty and there was no water.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
Bright, clear, and the dew lying thick upon the thirsty earth.Off to the Wilds|George Manville Fenn
If, for instance, I was thirsty and wanted some milk, I would look in my dictionary for “I want.”Sporting Scenes amongst the Kaffirs of South Africa|Alfred W. Drayson