What does the word athirst mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Thirsty.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Thirsting; thirsty.

Usage examples for athirst

  1. When the men came back Glen had heard all about the gold in the river and was athirst to get there. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  2. Then was Rome undone, For all the shore was stirring with a crowd Athirst for slavery. – Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars by Lucan