Definition of thirsty adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈθɜːsti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈθɜːrsti//
    (thirstier, thirstiest) Showing interest, Thirst
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  1. 1  needing or wanting to drink We were hungry and thirsty. Digging is thirsty work (= makes you thirsty). See related entries: Thirst
  2. 2thirsty for something having a strong desire for something synonym hungry (5) He is thirsty for power. See related entries: Showing interest
  3. 3(of plants, fields, etc.) dry; in need of water
  4. Extra examples I was starting to get quite thirsty. I’m really thirsty.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: thirsty