THIRST'Y, a. [from thirst.] Feeling a painful sensation of the throat or fauces for want of drink.

Give me a little water, for I am thirsty. Judges 4.

I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink. Matt.25.

1. Very dry; having no moisture; parched.

The thirsty land shall become springs of water. Is.35.

2. Having a vehement desire of any thing; as in blood-thirsty. Is.44. 65.