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1. thick

adjective. ['ˈθɪk'] 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.

Synonyms

  • thickened
  • broad
  • heavy
  • three-ply
  • two-ply
  • fat
  • quilted
  • four-ply
  • thickness
  • wide
  • deep-chested

Antonyms

  • thinness
  • narrow
  • inconsistency
  • nonuniformity

Etymology

  • thicke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þicce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Thick

  • realpolitik
  • ostpolitik
  • nonstick
  • handpick
  • vanwyk
  • vanwyck
  • vandyck
  • strick
  • sprick
  • afflik
  • zwick
  • trick
  • swick
  • stick
  • spic
  • smick
  • slick
  • shtick
  • schtick
  • schrick
  • schnick
  • schmick
  • schlick
  • quik
  • quick
  • prick
  • kwik
  • krick
  • klick
  • glick

How do you pronounce thick?

Pronounce thick as θɪk.

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Sentences with thick


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remove the thick wire that connects the solenoid post to the starter.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Cut the halves of the squash into slices about two inches thick.

3. Adjective
Some like them thin and fudgy; others prefer them thick and cakelike.

Quotes about thick


1. I often have said that to be a college president, you need a thick skin, a good sense of humor, and nerves like sewer pipes.
- Gordon Gee

2. Only those with skin as thick as elephant hide can hope to sail through their teens unscathed by self-doubt and bouts of depression.
- Mariella Frostrup

3. Starting a business isn't for everyone, and it's not what you should do if you aren't sure what else to do. It requires thick skin and the willingness to carry a great deal of stress, sometimes alone. It's more often a life of failure than a life of success, and the majority of successes came after a long road of disappointment, and often shame.
- Kathryn Minshew

2. thick-skulled

adjective. (used informally) stupid.

Synonyms

  • blockheaded
  • loggerheaded
  • fatheaded
  • duncish
  • thick
  • wooden-headed
  • thickheaded
  • duncical
  • boneheaded

Antonyms

  • intelligent
  • precocious
  • stupidity
  • clearheaded

3. thick

adjective. ['ˈθɪk'] having component parts closely crowded together.

Antonyms

  • comprehensible

Etymology

  • thicke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þicce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. thick

adjective. ['ˈθɪk'] relatively dense in consistency.

Synonyms

  • ropey
  • viscous
  • clotted
  • coagulable
  • coagulate
  • clogged
  • creamy
  • impenetrable
  • coagulated
  • consistency
  • thready
  • grumous
  • dense
  • thickened
  • eubstance
  • body
  • gelatinlike
  • thickness
  • soupy
  • curdled
  • grumose
  • jellylike
  • ropy
  • gelatinous
  • syrupy
  • consistence
  • heavy

Antonyms

  • thinness
  • illogicality
  • illogicalness
  • light

Etymology

  • thicke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þicce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. thick

adjective. ['ˈθɪk'] spoken as if with a thick tongue.

Synonyms

  • slurred

Antonyms

  • gaseous
  • liquid

Etymology

  • thicke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þicce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. thick

noun. ['ˈθɪk'] the location of something surrounded by other things.

Synonyms

  • interior
  • inside

Antonyms

  • sour
  • sugarless
  • effortless

Etymology

  • thicke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þicce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. thick

adjective. ['ˈθɪk'] (used informally) associated on close terms.

Synonyms

  • buddy-buddy
  • chummy

Antonyms

  • unobstructed
  • unencumbered
  • achromatic

Etymology

  • thicke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þicce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. thick

adjective. ['ˈθɪk'] having a short and solid form or stature.

Synonyms

  • heavyset
  • little
  • thickset
  • stocky
  • compact

Antonyms

  • porosity
  • thickness
  • hardness
  • incoherence

Etymology

  • thicke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þicce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. thick

adjective. ['ˈθɪk'] (used informally) stupid.

Synonyms

  • blockheaded
  • loggerheaded
  • fatheaded
  • thick-skulled
  • duncish
  • wooden-headed
  • thickheaded
  • duncical
  • boneheaded

Antonyms

  • fat
  • substantial
  • superior
  • nonadhesive

Etymology

  • thicke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þicce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. thick

adjective. ['ˈθɪk'] abounding; having a lot of.

Antonyms

  • tender

Etymology

  • thicke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þicce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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