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thirst·y

 (thûr′stē)
adj. thirst·i·er, thirst·i·est
1. Desiring to drink.
2. Arid; parched: thirsty fields.
3. Craving something: thirsty for news.
4. Very absorbent: a thirsty sponge.

thirst′i·ly adv.
thirst′i·ness n.

thirsty

(ˈθɜːstɪ)
adj, thirstier or 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.
ˈthirstily adv
ˈthirstiness n

thirst•y

(ˈθɜr sti)

adj. –i•er, –i•est.
1. having thirst; craving liquid.
2. needing moisture; parched: the thirsty soil.
3. eagerly desirous.
4. causing thirst: Digging is thirsty work.
[before 950; Middle English thirsti, Old English thyrstig, derivative of thurst thirst]
thirst′i•ly, adv.
thirst′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.thirsty - needing moisture; "thirsty fields under a rainless sky"
dry - free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry"
2.thirsty - feeling a need or desire to drink; "after playing hard the children were thirsty"
hungry - feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food; "a world full of hungry people"
3.thirsty - (usually followed by `for') extremely desirousthirsty - (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous; "athirst for knowledge"; "hungry for recognition"; "thirsty for informaton"
desirous, wishful - having or expressing desire for something; "desirous of high office"; "desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem"
4.thirsty - able to take in large quantities of moisture; "thirsty towels"
absorbent, absorptive - having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.); "as absorbent as a sponge"

thirsty

adjective
1. parched, dry, dehydrated If a baby is thirsty, it feeds more often.
2. (with for) eager for, longing for, hungry for, dying for, yearning for, lusting for, craving for, thirsting for, burning for, hankering for, itching for, greedy for, desirous of, avid for, athirst for People should understand how thirsty for revenge they are.

thirsty

adjective
1. Needing or desiring drink:
Archaic: athirst.
2. Having little or no precipitation:
3. Intensely desirous or interested:
Informal: raring.
Idioms: champing at the bit, ready and willing.
Translations
ظَمْآنعَطْشانمُسَبِّب للعَطَش
žíznivýpůsobicí žízeň
tørstiggøre én tørstig
soifi
تشنه
janoinen
žedan
szomjasizzasztó
òyrstursem veldur òorstaþyrstur
のどが渇いた
목마른
ištroškęs
smädnýspôsobujúci smädvysmädnutý
žejen
törstig
ที่กระหายน้ำ
susuzsusamışsusatansusatıcı
khát

thirsty

[ˈθɜːstɪ] ADJ (thirstier (compar) (thirstiest (superl)))
1. (lit) [person, animal] → que tiene sed, sediento (liter)
to be thirstytener sed
I suddenly felt very thirstyde pronto me entró mucha sed
to be thirsty for sth (fig) → tener sed or ansias de algo, estar sediento de algo (liter)
I'm getting thirstyme está entrando or dando sed
all this work is making me thirstytodo este trabajo me está dando sed
gardening is thirsty work (hum) → trabajar en el jardín da sed
2. (fig) [land, fields] → sediento; [car] → que consume mucha gasolina

thirsty

[ˈθɜːrsti] adj [person, animal, plant] → qui a soif, assoiffé(e)
to be thirsty → avoir soif
to feel thirsty → avoir soif
thirsty work
Gardening is thirsty work → Le jardinage, ça donne soif.

thirsty

adj (+er)
durstig; to be/feel thirstyDurst haben; it made me thirstydas machte mich durstig, das machte mir Durst; to get thirstydurstig werden, Durst bekommen; thirsty for praisebegierig auf Lob; thirsty for love/revenge/knowledge/bloodnach Liebe/Rache/Wissen/Blut dürstend or lechzend (old, hum); the land is thirsty for raindas Land dürstet nach Regen
(fig inf) carmit hohem Benzinverbrauch, durstig (inf)
(= causing thirst) it’s thirsty workdiese Arbeit macht durstig

thirsty

[ˈθɜːstɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (person) → assetato/a, che ha sete (hum) (work) → che fa venire sete
to be thirsty → aver sete

thirst

(θəːst) noun
1. a feeling of dryness (in the mouth) caused by a lack of water or moisture. I have a terrible thirst.
2. a strong and eager desire for something. thirst for knowledge.
verb
to have a great desire for. He's thirsting for revenge.
ˈthirsty adjective
1. suffering from thirst. I'm so thirsty – I must have a drink.
2. causing a thirst. Digging the garden is thirsty work.
ˈthirstily adverb
ˈthirstiness noun

thirsty

ظَمْآن žíznivý tørstig durstig διψασμένος sediento janoinen assoiffé žedan assetato のどが渇いた 목마른 dorstig tørst spragniony com sede испытывающий жажду törstig ที่กระหายน้ำ susuz khát 渴的

thirsty

a. sediento-a;
vi.
to be ___tener sed.

thirsty

adj to be — tener sed; to make — dar sed
References in classic literature ?
In ten minutes the masters slept; not so the servants hungry, and more thirsty than hungry.
What does Monsieur Bracieux care, think you, whether I am thirsty or not?
I want water to drink, I'm so thirsty,' replied the man.
Then she was so thirsty that she got down, and knelt over the little brook, and drank; for she was frightened, and dared not bring out her golden cup; and she wept and said, 'Alas
The Grasshopper, who was thirsty, and pleased with the praise of her voice, eagerly flew up.
Until at last thou alone sattest thirsty amongst the drunken ones, and wailedst nightly: 'Is taking not more blessed than giving?
I'm not hungry, Trent," he said, "but I am very thirsty, very thirsty indeed.
Then the soul of the thirsty one, in so far as he is thirsty, desires only drink; for this he yearns and tries to obtain it?
When daylight dawned he saw that he was near a stream; he was thirsty, and dragged himself towards it.
Well, on this night, broke, thirsty, but with the drinker's faith in the unexpected drink, Nelson and I sat in the Overland House waiting for something to turn up, especially politicians.
My throat and eyes are getting full of dust and I'm as thirsty as a fish
Some people say that a horse ought not to drink all he likes; but I know if we are allowed to drink when we want it we drink only a little at a time, and it does us a great deal more good than swallowing down half a bucketful at a time, because we have been left without till we are thirsty and miserable.