Thirsty Thirst"y, a. [Compar. Thirstier; superl. Thirstiest.] [AS. [thorn]urstig. See Thirst, n.] 1. Feeling thirst; having a painful or distressing sensation from want of drink; hence, having an eager desire. Give me, I pray thee, a little water to drink, for I am thirsty. --Judges iv. 19. 2. Deficient in moisture; dry; parched. A dry and thirsty land, where no water is. --Ps. lxiii. 1. When in the sultry glebe I faint, Or on the thirsty mountain pant. --Addison.