Synonyms for thirsty

Synonyms for (adjective) thirsty

Synonyms: thirsty

Definition: able to take in large quantities of moisture

Usage: thirsty towels

Similar words: absorbent, absorptive

Definition: having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.)

Usage: as absorbent as a sponge


Synonyms: athirst, thirsty, hungry

Definition: (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous

Usage: athirst for knowledge; hungry for recognition; thirsty for informaton

Similar words: desirous, wishful

Definition: having or expressing desire for something

Usage: desirous of high office; desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem


Synonyms: thirsty

Definition: needing moisture

Usage: thirsty fields under a rainless sky

Similar words: dry

Definition: free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet

Usage: dry land; dry clothes; a dry climate; dry splintery boards; a dry river bed; the paint is dry