adjective, thirst·i·er, thirst·i·est.
Words nearby thirsty
Origin of thirsty
OTHER WORDS FROM thirstythirst·i·ly, adverbthirst·i·ness, nounnon·thirst·y, adjectiveun·thirst·y, adjective
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