Definition of thirstily in US English:



  • See thirsty

    • ‘Even as the bubbly was popped, the man being fêted for his stunning achievement thirstily quaffed a few glasses.’
    • ‘I finished the book quickly, ravenously devouring its words, drinking its phrases thirstily, like a person long deprived of water.’
    • ‘By the early 1980s, Americans were thirstily knocking back more than three million cases a year.’
    • ‘Come July and August, with crops drinking thirstily from the canal, the riverbed below the diversion often dried up completely.’
    • ‘The end of the night saw me drinking thirstily from the punch bowl.’