adjective, thick·er, thick·est.
adverb, thick·er, thick·est.
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Idioms for thick
Origin of thick
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Example sentences from the Web for thick
Fans generally believe that the ideal oat porridge should be thick enough to offer some resistance, but smooth enough to go down easily.
We’re moving away from the convention period of the race and into the thick of the election.Election Update: Polls Are Good For Biden Pretty Much Everywhere — Except Florida|Geoffrey Skelley (firstname.lastname@example.org)|September 9, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Then we woke up with its thick, hot smoke upon us and realized it was smothering our lives.The Climate Crisis Is Happening Right Now. Just Look at California’s Weekend.|by Elizabeth Weil|September 9, 2020|ProPublica
The wheels are 200 millimeters thick, and can maintain great speed and a smooth ride over almost any city street or sidewalk.
A slimmer knife will be more comfortable to carry than a thicker one.Three Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Knife|Wes Siler|September 3, 2020|Outside Online
But the people from Valley Stream had such a thick New York accent that was all around me.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
His chin rested on the thick plastic collar buckled around his neck.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the highest navigable point of the Congo River, thick jungle creates an impenetrable wall of green around a large island.
Small rooms off its graffiti-covered foyer provide shelter from the thick rain that can unexpectedly, and vengefully, hit.
The Barclays Center where the Duke and Duchess will be seated would have stood in thick of where the pivotal action transpired.The British Royals Reinvade Brooklyn: William and Kate Come Watch Basketball on Historic Battle Site|Justin Jones|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We stumbled along, close up, for the thick-piled clouds still hung their light-obscuring banners over the sky.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
The eyebrows were low and thick, the upper lip was sensitive, quivering sometimes as she talked, but the lower was firm and full.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Cystin crystals are colorless, highly refractive, rather thick, hexagonal plates with well-defined edges.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
In a voice thick with the torturing rage of impotence he gave the order upon which the grim Parisian insisted.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
She locks the door behind them, and throws the key among the nettles that grew in a thick grove at her right.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
British Dictionary definitions for thick
- (postpositive) of specific fatnessten centimetres thick
- (in combination)a six-inch-thick wall
- to exaggerate a story, statement, etc
- to flatter excessively
Derived forms of thickthickish, adjectivethickly, adverb
Word Origin for thick
Medical definitions for thick
Idioms and Phrases with thick
In addition to the idioms beginning with thick
- thick and fast
- thick and thin
- thick as thieves
- thick skin
- blood is thicker than water
- lay it on thick
- plot thickens
- through thick and thin