Definition of thirst verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

thirst

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//θɜːst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//θɜːrst//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they thirst
BrE BrE//θɜːst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//θɜːrst//
 
he / she / it thirsts
BrE BrE//θɜːsts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//θɜːrsts//
 
past simple thirsted
BrE BrE//ˈθɜːstɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈθɜːrstɪd//
 
past participle thirsted
BrE BrE//ˈθɜːstɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈθɜːrstɪd//
 
-ing form thirsting
BrE BrE//ˈθɜːstɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈθɜːrstɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] (old use) to be thirsty Word Origin Old English thurst (noun), thyrstan (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch dorst, dorsten and German Durst, dürsten. Phrasal Verbsthirst for something
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: thirst

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