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
“The whole ordeal gave me a thicker skin,” she said, reflecting on the incident.
In response, hard-pressed Americans now favor a thicker social insurance net.
The thicker, clunkier ones can make typing rather uncomfortable.
I would like to say that I have thicker skin than those people.Constructive Criticism: Reviewing the Idea of Reviewing|Ben Greenman|May 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Midwest boasts easily accessible deposits of coal that tend to be thicker than the more depleted eastern coal fields.
When these plants are full two feet high, the top of the stems are broken off, to make the leaves grow thicker and broader.
The upper block was left a little thicker, the junction or root of the neck necessitating this.
The varnish has a thicker and less dainty aspect, although of excellent quality still, but there is an impression of heaviness.
If not, tune a shade lower than the perfect open fifth, if then right when tried as before, it requires a thicker string.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
Its anterior portion is slender and thread-like, while the posterior portion is thicker (Fig. 112).A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
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