thick meaning

EN[θɪk] [-ɪk]
  • Thick may refer to:
  • The opposite of thin
  • A bulky or heavyset body shape
  • Thick (album), 1999 fusion jazz album by Tribal Tech
  • Thick concept, in philosophy, a concept that is both descriptive and evaluative
  • Thick description, in anthropology, a description that explains a behaviour along with its broader context
  • Thick Records, a Chicago-based record label
  • Thick set, in mathematics, set of integers containing arbitrarily long intervals

    Definition of thick in English Dictionary

  • NounSUF-ick
    1. The thickest, or most active or intense, part of something.
      1. It was mayhem in the thick of battle.
    2. A thicket.
      1. SLA A stupid person; a fool.
      2. VerbSGthicksPRthickingPT, PPthicked
        1. (archaic) VT To thicken.
          1. The nightmare Life-in-death was she, / Who thicks man's blood with cold. — Coleridge.
      3. AdjectiveCOMthickerSUPthickest
        1. Relatively great in extent from one surface to the opposite in its smallest solid dimension.
          1. The face which emerged was not reassuring. It was blunt and grey, the nose springing thick and flat from high on the frontal bone of the forehead, whilst his eyes were narrow slits of dark in a tight bandage of tissue. […].
        2. Measuring a certain number of units in this dimension.
          1. I want some planks that are two inches thick. ‎
        3. Heavy in build; thickset.
          1. Densely crowded or packed.
            1. My hopes wa'n't disappointed. I never saw clams thicker than they was along them inshore flats. I filled my dreener in no time, and then it come to me that 'twouldn't be a bad idee to get a lot more, take 'em with me to Wellmouth, and peddle 'em out. Clams was fairly scarce over that side of the bay and ought to fetch a fair price.
          2. Having a viscous consistency.
            1. My mum’s gravy was thick but at least it moved about. ‎
          3. Abounding in number.
            1. The room was thick with reporters. ‎
          4. Impenetrable to sight.
            1. We drove through thick fog. ‎
          5. Difficult to understand, or poorly articulated.
            1. We had difficulty understanding him with his thick accent. ‎
          6. INF Stupid.
            1. He was as thick as two short planks. ‎
          7. INF Friendly or intimate.
            1. They were as thick as thieves. ‎
          8. Deep, intense, or profound.
            1. Thick darkness. ‎
          9. (Britain, dated) troublesome; unreasonable.
          10. AdverbCOMthickerSUPthickest
            1. In a thick manner.
              1. Snow lay thick on the ground.
            2. Thickly.
              1. Bread should be sliced thick to make toast.
            3. Frequently; in great numbers.
              1. The arrows flew thick and fast around us.
          11. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • For example, closely related cibicidids living on thicker carbonate substrates, like C.
              • The corallum is generally turbinate, but shows a wide variation ranging from subdiscoidal or patellate forms to thick cylindrical columns [29 ,37 ].
              • When all depart, when Complements are loud, / Be sure to mix among the thickest Crowd: / There I will be, and there we cannot miss, / Perhaps to Grubble, or at least to Kiss.
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Thick as autumnal leaves that strow the brooks. — Milton.
            3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • But they then behave so very unmagnificently, scared and a bit thick.
              • Other rarities usually occur where nonrare plants are thickest.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Adverbs
                • Nouns
                  • Singularia tantum
                    • Uncountable nouns
                  • Verbs
                    • Transitive verbs
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                  1. en thickly
                  2. en thickness
                  3. en thicket
                  4. en thicken
                  5. en thickening
                  Source: Wiktionary
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                  Meaning of thick for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "thick" is an adjective. It's also an adverb. It's also a noun, more specifically, a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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