Thirster
Thirster \Thirst"er\, n. One who thirsts. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • thirster — noun a person with a strong desire for something a longer for money a thirster after blood a yearner for knowledge • Syn: ↑longer, ↑yearner • Derivationally related forms: ↑yearn ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • thirster — noun see thirst II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thirster — See thirst. * * * …   Universalium

  • thirster — thirst·er …   English syllables

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  • thirst — thirster, n. /therrst/, n. 1. a sensation of dryness in the mouth and throat caused by need of liquid. 2. the physical condition resulting from this need, in any of various degrees: They almost died of thirst. 3. strong or eager desire; craving:… …   Universalium

  • longer — I noun a person with a strong desire for something a longer for money a thirster after blood a yearner for knowledge • Syn: ↑thirster, ↑yearner • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • yearner — noun a person with a strong desire for something a longer for money a thirster after blood a yearner for knowledge • Syn: ↑longer, ↑thirster • Derivationally related forms: ↑yearn, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • thirst — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English thurst; akin to Old High German durst thirst, Latin torrēre to dry, parch, Old Irish tart dryness, thirst, Greek tersesthai to become dry Date: before 12th century 1. a. a sensation of dryness… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thirst — /θɜst / (say therst) noun 1. an uneasy or painful sensation of dryness in the mouth and throat caused by need of drink. 2. the physical condition resulting from this need. 3. strong or eager desire; craving: a thirst for knowledge. –verb (i) 4.… …   Australian English dictionary

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