thirsty


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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
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Then shall the king say unto him on his left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire: for I was an hungered, and ye gave me no meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink: I was a stranger, an ye took me not in: naked, and ye clothed me not: I was sick, and in prison, and ye visited me not.
Then they tucked the old man into a beauti- ful room, which was the spare room, and in the night some time he got powerful thirsty and clumb out on to the porch-roof and slid down a stanchion and traded his new coat for a jug of forty-rod, and clumb back again and had a good old time; and towards daylight he crawled out again, drunk as a fiddler, and rolled off the porch and broke his left arm in two places, and was most froze to death when somebody found him after sun-up.
She is really thirsty, and I dare say I ought to have punished you for following her example, not her for setting it.
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When it came to my turn, I drank, for I was thirsty, but did not touch the food, excitement and fatigue rendering me incapable of eating: I now saw, however, that it was a thin oaten cake shared into fragments.
Heathcliff will have a long walk, wherever he may lodge to-night; and I'm thirsty.
The child ate some fruit and biscuits, and being thirsty she drank a glass of wine which stood nearly filled.
By noon the sky was overcast at all points; the temperature was sensibly colder; and the rain poured down, straight and soft and steady, on the thirsty earth.
And to her, with a shrill thirsty cry, trooping women variously armed, but all armed age in hunger and revenge.