THIRSTY (Dating Term)

What Does THIRSTY Mean?

THIRSTY means "Desperate For A Relationship".
Summary of Key Points

Definition for THIRSTY

THIRSTY means "Desperate For A Relationship". This is the most common meaning for THIRSTY on online dating sites, such as Craigslist, Tinder, Zoosk and, as well as in texts and on chat forums. Here is some more information about THIRSTY:

The term THIRSTY is a form of lust of or want of members of the opposite sex. It can refer to both males and females.

Although the term has been in use since 2003, its popularity soared when it was used in a 2015 Diet Coke campaign. The tagline for the campaign was "Be ambitious, not thirsty. You’re on Diet Coke." The campaign cleverly uses THIRSTY to mean both "dehydrated" and "desperate". The term also gained traction with Soulja Boy's "She Thirsty" and Missy Elliot's "Ching-A-Ling".

Definition:Desperate For A Relationship
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write THIRSTY, I mean this:

meaning of THIRSTY

Examples of THIRSTY in Sentences

Here are examples of THIRSTY being used in conversations:
  • Person A: You're so THIRSTY for that gym instructor.
  • Person B: Which one?
  • Person A: The one you didn't stop flirting with!

An Academic Look at THIRSTY

THIRSTY is typically used as an adjective (i.e., a describing word). For example:
  • She's so THIRSTY for attention.
  • (Here, the adjective THIRSTY modifies she.)

A Text with THIRSTY

Using THIRSTY on a Cell Phone (Texting, Whatsapp, and Tinder)


See Also

STMF (stay thirsty my friends) DESPO (desperate) Digital Dating Abbreviations, Acronyms & Slang Terms