AskDefine | Define athirst

Dictionary Definition

athirst adj : (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous; "athirst for knowledge"; "hungry for recognition"; "thirsty for informaton" [syn: athirst(p), hungry(p), thirsty(p)]

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Adjective

athirst
  1. eager or extremely desirous
  2. thirsty

Usage notes

  • Normally followed by "for"
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