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Thick meaning

thick - 19 dictionary results

  1. 1. abundantly covered or filled; " the top was thick with dust"
  2. 2. ( of darkness) very intense; " thick night"; " thick darkness"; " a face in deep shadow"; " deep night"
  3. 3. Having more depth or extent from one surface to its opposite than usual; not thin or slender; as, a thick plank; thick cloth; thick paper; thick neck.
  4. 4. Dense; not thin; inspissated; as, thick vapors. Also used figuratively; as, thick darkness.
  5. 5. Not transparent or clear; hence, turbid, muddy, or misty; as, the water of a river is apt to be thick after a rain.
  6. 6. Abundant, close, or crowded in space; closely set; following in quick succession; frequently recurring.
  7. 7. Not having due distinction of syllables, or good articulation; indistinct; as, a thick utterance.
  8. 8. Deep; profound; as, thick sleep.
  9. 9. Dull; not quick; as, thick of fearing.
  10. 10. Intimate; very friendly; familiar.
  11. 11. The thickest part, or the time when anything is thickest.
  12. 12. A thicket; as, gloomy thicks.
  13. 13. Frequently; fast; quick.
  14. 14. Closely; as, a plat of ground thick sown.
  15. 15. To a great depth, or to a greater depth than usual; as, land covered thick with manure.
  16. 16. To thicken.
  17. 17. Measuring in the third dimension other than length and breadth, or in general dimension other than length; - said of a solid body; as, a timber seven inches thick.
  18. 18. Closely; in quick succession; to a great depth.
  19. 19. Not thin; large in depth or girth; dense; not clear; closely set; numerous.

thick - examples of usage

  1. It stuck fast, however, by the thick end. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. The next thing I remember there was a thick mist round the ship; and then all the noise was shut off, as if it were all the other side of a door. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
  3. This 'ere's getting kind o' thick! - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
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