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thirsty

Synonyms of thirsty in English:

adjective

  • 1 the boys were hot and thirsty
    longing for a drink, in need of a drink, dry, dehydrated
    informal parched, gasping
    British informal spitting feathers
    Australian/New Zealand informal spitting chips
    rare athirst, thirstful, droughty, sitient
  • 2 the thirsty soil
    rare droughty
    [Antonyms] waterlogged
  • 3 his wife was thirsty for power
    eager, hungry, greedy, thirsting, consumed with desire, avid, craving, longing, yearning, lusting, burning, desirous, hankering, itching
    informal dying
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