thirsty Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
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thirstyadjective

uk   /ˈθɜː.sti/  us   /ˈθɝː-/

thirsty adjective (NEED FOR DRINK)

A2 needing to drink: I felt/was hot and thirsty after my game of squash.
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thirsty adjective (WISH)

literary Someone who is thirsty for power, knowledge, etc. wants to have it very much.
thirstily
adverb uk   us   /-stɪ.li/
Translations of “thirsty”
in Korean 목이 마른…
in Arabic عَطشان…
in Portuguese sedento, com sede…
in Catalan assedegat…
in Japanese のどが渇いた…
in Italian assetato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 口渴的…
in Russian испытывающий жажду…
in Turkish susamış…
in Chinese (Simplified) 口渴的…
in Polish spragniony…
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