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Synonyms for thirsty


eager 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

Synonyms for thirsty

needing or desiring drink

having little or no precipitation

Synonyms for thirsty

needing moisture

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feeling a need or desire to drink


(usually followed by 'for') extremely desirous

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able to take in large quantities of moisture

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References in classic literature ?
Yes, but that would take too much time and I am thirsty.
You are about to see" said Musqueton, looking at Blaisois with an expression of superiority which the latter did not even think of questioning, "you are about to see, Blaisois, how we old soldiers drink when we are thirsty.
Then all rode farther on their journey, till the day grew so warm, and the sun so scorching, that the bride began to feel very thirsty again; and at last, when they came to a river, she forgot her maid's rude speech, and said, 'Pray get down, and fetch me some water to drink in my golden cup.
Yet often I was thirsty at night, especially after eating wild onions and watercress, and no one ever dared leave the caves at night for a drink.
Well, on this night, broke, thirsty, but with the drinker's faith in the unexpected drink, Nelson and I sat in the Overland House waiting for something to turn up, especially politicians.
The Oakland water-front can be real thirsty on occasion.
Then the soul of the thirsty one, in so far as he is thirsty, desires only drink; for this he yearns and tries to obtain it?
And if you suppose something which pulls a thirsty soul away from drink, that must be different from the thirsty principle which draws him like a beast to drink; for, as we were saying, the same thing cannot at the same time with the same part of itself act in contrary ways about the same.
Until at last thou alone sattest thirsty amongst the drunken ones, and wailedst nightly: 'Is taking not more blessed than giving?
Rather than use the scene as a teachable moment to educate the public on lawyer ethics, viewers, instead, are left with the impression that Thirsty, like all lawyers, must be hopelessly addicted to ambulance chasing.
Stokesley's Thirsty Thursday received funding from How's Business to help it grow even further.
Feeling thirsty, you''ve been putting on a lot of weight recently, diabetes runs in the family.
That is what tour operator Thirsty Swagman promises with its 2016 Oktoberfest tours (http://www.
The Thirsty Lab Poetry and Wine Tasting with Jamie Samdahl, 7 p.
TAPS AFF TAPS AFF IT WAS "taps aff" in Gleneagles beer tents as thirsty fans drank Ryder Cup bars dry of lager.