HyperDic: thirsty

English > 4 senses of the word thirsty:
ADJECTIVEallthirstyneeding moisture
allthirstyfeeling a need or desire to drink
allthirsty, athirst, hungry(usually followed by 'for') extremely desirous
allthirstyable to take in large quantities of moisture
thirsty > pronunciation
Soundsther'stiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > thirsty: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningNeeding moisture.
Example"thirsty fields under a rainless sky"
BroaderdryFree from liquid / liquid or moisture
Spanishsediento
Catalanassedegat
Nounsthirstinessa deficiency / deficiency of moisture (especially when resulting from a permanent absence of rainfall)
English > thirsty: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFeeling a need or desire to drink.
Example"after playing hard the children were thirsty"
OppositehungryFeeling hunger
Spanishsediento
Catalanassedegat
Nounsthirst, thirstinessa physiological need to drink
Adverbsthirstilyin a thirsty manner
English > thirsty: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(usually followed by 'for') extremely desirous.
Example "thirsty for informaton"
Synonymsathirst, hungry
Broaderdesirous, wishfulHaving or expressing desire for something
Nounsthirst, thirstinessstrong desire for something (not food or drink)
Adverbsthirstilywith eagerness
English > thirsty: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningable to take in large quantities of moisture.
Example"thirsty towels"
Broaderabsorbent, absorptiveHaving power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids / liquids or energy etc.)

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