English adjective: thick
|1.||thick not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions|
|Samples||An inch thick.|
A thick board.
A thick sandwich.
Spread a thick layer of butter.
Thick coating of dust.
Thick warm blankets.
|Similar||deep, deep-chested, fat, four-ply, heavy, heavy, quilted, thickened, three-ply, two-ply|
|See also||broad, fat, wide|
|2.||thick having component parts closely crowded together|
|Samples||A compact shopping center.|
A dense population.
A thick forest.
|3.||thick relatively dense in consistency|
|Similar||clogged, clotted, coagulable, coagulate, coagulated, creamy, curdled, dense, gelatinlike, gelatinous, grumose, grumous, heavy, impenetrable, jellylike, ropey, ropy, soupy, stringy, syrupy, thickened, thready, viscous|
|Attribute||body, consistence, consistency, eubstance, thickness|
|4.||thick spoken as if with a thick tongue|
|Samples||The thick speech of a drunkard.|
His words were slurred.
|5.||thick having a short and solid form or stature|
|Samples||A wrestler of compact build.|
He was tall and heavyset.
A thickset young man.
|Synonyms||compact, heavyset, stocky, thickset|
|6.||thick hard to pass through because of dense growth|
|7.||thick (of darkness) very intense|
A face in deep shadow.
|8.||thick (used informally) associated on close terms|
|Samples||A close friend.|
The bartender was chummy with the regular customers.
The two were thick as thieves for months.
|9.||thick (used informally) stupid|
|Synonyms||blockheaded, boneheaded, duncical, duncish, fatheaded, loggerheaded, thick-skulled, thickheaded, wooden-headed|
|10.||thick abounding; having a lot of|
|Samples||The top was thick with dust.|
English noun: thick
|1.||thick (location) the location of something surrounded by other things|
|Samples||In the midst of the crowd.|
|Broader (hypernym)||inside, interior|
English adverb: thick
|1.||thick with a thick consistency|
|Samples||The blood was flowing thick.|
|2.||thick in quick succession|
|Samples||Misfortunes come fast and thick.|