|1.||[ adjective ] needing moisture|
"thirsty fields under a rainless sky"
|2.||[ adjective ] (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous|
"athirst for knowledge" "hungry for recognition" "thirsty for information"
|3.||[ adjective ] feeling a need or desire to drink|
"after playing hard the children were thirsty"
|Related terms:||hungry dry|
|4.||[ adjective ] able to take in large quantities of moisture|