What does athirst mean?

athirst meaning in General Dictionary

Wanting beverage thirsty

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  • (usually followed by `for') acutely desirous
  • Wanting beverage; thirsty.
  • Having an enthusiastic appetite or need; eager; longing.

athirst meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Wanting drink; thirsty.

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  • (a.) Having an desire for food or need; eager; longing.

Sentence Examples with the word athirst

There weekly arrive in this town scores of green Vermonters and New Hampshire men, all athirst for gain and glory in the fishery.

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