thirsty /ˈθɝstɪ/ 形容詞
Thirst·y a. [Compar. Thirstier superl. Thirstiest.]
1. Feeling thirst; having a painful or distressing sensation from want of drink; hence, having an eager desire.
Give me, I pray thee, a little water to drink, for I am thirsty. --Judges iv. 19.
2. Deficient in moisture; dry; parched.
A dry and thirsty land, where no water is. --Ps. lxiii. 1.
When in the sultry glebe I faint,
Or on the thirsty mountain pant. --Addison.
adj 1: needing moisture; "thirsty fields under a rainless sky"
2: feeling a need or desire to drink; "after playing hard the
children were thirsty" [ant: hungry]
3: (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous; "athirst for
knowledge"; "hungry for recognition"; "thirsty for
informaton" [syn: athirst(p), hungry(p), thirsty(p)]
4: able to take in large quantities of moisture; "thirsty
[also: thirstiest, thirstier]