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1 thick /ˈθɪk/ adjective
thicker; thickest
1 thick
/ˈθɪk/
adjective
thicker; thickest
Learner's definition of THICK
[also more thick; most thick]
: having a large distance between the top and bottom or front and back surfaces : not thin
: having a specified distance from one surface to the opposite surface : having a specified thickness
: having parts that are close together
: growing closely together and in a large amount
: difficult to see through : dense
of a liquid : not flowing easily
of speech or the voice : difficult to understand often + with
of a person's accent : very easy to notice
informal : stupid 1
not used before a noun
chiefly US : existing in great numbers or large amounts
: having great numbers or a large amount of something + with
not used before a noun, informal : having a close and friendly relationship
often + with

a thick ear

British, informal
: the punishment of being hit on the side of the head

(a) thick skin

see 1skin

blood is thicker than water

see blood

thick on the ground

: existing or occurring in large amounts
2 thick /ˈθɪk/ adverb
thicker; thickest
2 thick
/ˈθɪk/
adverb
thicker; thickest
Learner's definition of THICK
[also more thick; most thick]
: in a way that makes thick pieces, layers, etc.
: in great numbers

lay it on thick

see 1lay
3 thick /ˈθɪk/ noun
3 thick
/ˈθɪk/
noun
Learner's definition of THICK

in the thick of

: in the most active or intense part of (something)

through thick and thin

: through many difficult times over a long period
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