What does the word athirst mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Thirsty.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Thirsting; thirsty.

Usage examples for athirst

  1. She rushed from the spot, athirst for vengeance. – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  2. 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
  3. 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