Meaning of thirsty

thirst•y

Pronunciation: (thûr'stē), [key]
— thirst•i•er, thirst•i•est.
  1. feeling or having thirst; craving liquid.
  2. needing moisture, as land; parched; dry or arid: the thirsty soil.
  3. eagerly desirous; eager: thirsty for news.
  4. causing thirst: Digging is thirsty work.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: