|1.||of relatively great extent from one surface to the other; fat, broad, or deep: a thick slice of bread|
|2.||a. (postpositive) of specific fatness: ten centimetres thick|
|b. (in combination): a six-inch-thick wall|
|3.||having a relatively dense consistency; not transparent: thick soup|
|4.||abundantly covered or filled: a piano thick with dust|
|5.||impenetrable; dense: a thick fog|
|6.||stupid, slow, or insensitive: a thick person|
|7.||throaty or badly articulated: a voice thick with emotion|
|8.||(of accents, etc) pronounced|
|9.||informal very friendly (esp in the phrase thick as thieves)|
|10.||(Brit) a bit thick unfair or excessive|
|11.||informal a thick ear a blow on the ear delivered as punishment, in anger, etc|
|12.||in order to produce something thick: to slice bread thick|
|13.||profusely; in quick succession (esp in the phrase thick and fast)|
|14.||informal lay it on thick|
|a. to exaggerate a story, statement, etc|
|b. to flatter excessively|
|15.||a thick piece or part|
|16.||the thick the busiest or most intense part|
|17.||through thick and thin in good times and bad|
|[Old English thicce; related to Old Saxon, Old High German thikki, Old Norse thykkr]|
adj. thick·er, thick·est
Relatively great in extent from one surface to the opposite, usually in the smallest solid dimension; not thin.
Measuring a specified number of units in this dimension.
Heavy in form, build, or stature; thickset.
Having component parts in a close, crowded state or arrangement; dense.
Having or suggesting a heavy or viscous consistency.
Having a great number; abounding.
Impenetrable by the eyes.
Not easy to hear or understand; indistinctly articulated.
Noticeably affecting sound; conspicuous.
Producing indistinctly articulated sounds.
In a close, compact state or arrangement; densely.
In a thick manner; deeply or heavily.