thirsty

When you're thirty, you crave liquids. Thirsty people want a drink.

To be thirsty is to feel like you need to drink something. People tend to get more thirsty on very hot days or during exercise, when a lot of their body's fluid is being sweated out. Eating can also make you thirsty, and so can waking up in the morning. The word thirsty comes from the Proto-Indo-European root ters, or "dry."

Definitions of thirsty
  1. adjective
    feeling a need or desire to drink
    “after playing hard the children were thirsty
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    Antonyms:
    hungry
    feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food
    empty, empty-bellied
    needing nourishment
    esurient, famished, ravenous, sharp-set, starved
    extremely hungry
    peckish
    somewhat hungry
    supperless
    without supper
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  2. adjective
    needing moisture
    thirsty fields under a rainless sky”
    Synonyms:
    dry
    free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet
  3. adjective
    (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous
    thirsty for informaton”
    synonyms: athirst, hungry
    desirous, wishful
    having or expressing desire for something
  4. adjective
    able to take in large quantities of moisture
    thirsty towels”
    Synonyms:
    absorbent, absorptive
    having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.)
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