adverb Date: 1549 with or on account of thirst

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Thirstily — Thirst i*ly, adv. In a thirsty manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thirstily — adverb In a thirsty manner. He drank the water thirstily; Ive never seen anyone drink so fast …   Wiktionary

  • thirstily — adv. Thirstily is used with these verbs: ↑drink …   Collocations dictionary

  • thirstily — thirsty ► ADJECTIVE (thirstier, thirstiest) 1) feeling thirst. 2) (of an engine, plant, or crop) consuming a lot of fuel or water. 3) causing thirst: modelling is thirsty work. 4) (thirsty for) having or showing a strong desire for. D …   English terms dictionary

  • thirstily — adverb 1. in a thirsty manner we drank thirstily from the bottle that was passed around • Derived from adjective: ↑thirsty 2. with eagerness; in an eager manner the news was eagerly awaited • Syn: ↑eagerly …   Useful english dictionary

  • thirstily — See thirsty. * * * …   Universalium

  • thirstily — adv. with a craving for water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thirstily — thirst·i·ly …   English syllables

  • thirstily — See: thirsty …   English dictionary

  • thirsty — thirstily, adv. thirstiness, n. /therr stee/, adj., thirstier, thirstiest. 1. feeling or having thirst; craving liquid. 2. needing moisture, as land; parched; dry or arid: the thirsty soil. 3. eagerly desirous; eager: thirsty for news. 4. causing …   Universalium

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