adjective, thick·er, thick·est.
adverb, thick·er, thick·est.
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Origin of thick
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Example sentences from the Web for thick
This involves “finding out who has the thickest skin to take on Democrats in the fall,” he says.
Slipping the cable once more, the lifeboat gallantly dashed into the thickest of the fight, and soon got within hail of the wreck.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
They are generally thickest in the middle, while their teeth are of various degrees of fineness and of different forms.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
I hastily seized the earthen vessel, and crawled with it into the thickest of the underwood ere I ventured to open and examine it.Confessions of a Thug|Philip Meadows Taylor
So the Tin Woodman took a path that led through the thickest part of the forest, and they followed it for some time.The Tin Woodman of Oz|L. Frank Baum
Man's passions at first are like a cobweb's thread, at last become like the thickest cable.
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