- Relatively great in extent from one surface to the opposite in its smallest solid dimension.
- Measuring a certain number of units in this dimension.
- Heavy in build; thickset.
- Densely crowded or packed.
- Having a viscous consistency.
- Abounding in number.
- Impenetrable to sight.
- Difficult to understand, or poorly articulated.
- (informal) Stupid.
- (informal) Friendly or intimate.
- Deep, intense, or profound.
- In a thick manner.
Adverbs for Thick
substantially; satisfactorily; acceptably; admirably; commendably; impenetrably; sufficiently; tremendously; unimaginably; distressingly; unmanageably; densely; suffocatingly; unreasonably; impassably; curiously; strangely; undesirably.
stodgy, stolid, stopped, strangled, stressed, stringy, strong, stubby, studded, stumpy, stupid, substantial, superabundant, surd, suspect, suspicious, swarming, syllabic, syrupy, tacky, tall, teeming, tenacious, tense, thick as hail, thick as thieves, thick of things, thick with, thick-bodied, thick-coming, thick-growing, thick-headed, thick-skinned, thick-witted, thickened, thickheaded, thickly, thickset, thin, three-dimensional, throaty, thronged, thronging, tinny, tonal, tonic, tough, tremelloid, tremellose, tremulous, twangy, typical, unaccented, unbelievable, unconvincing, unearthly, ungodly, unimaginable, unrounded, unstressed, unteachable, unthinkable, unweeded, unworthy of belief, velar, viscid, viscose, viscous, vocalic, vocoid, voiced, voiceless, vowel, vowellike, waist, waistline, weak, weed-choked, weed-ridden, weedy, wide, wrongheaded, zone, Boeotian, a bit thick, a bit thin, absurd, abundant, accented, adhesive, alive, alive with, alveolar, ample, amylaceous, apical, apico-alveolar, apico-dental, articulated, asinine, assimilated, back, barytone, beamy, beef-brained, beef-witted, beyond belief, bilabial, blockish, blubber, blubbery, blurred, boneheaded, bovine, brassy, brazen, breathy, brimming, bristling, broad, broad-bodied, bulky, bullnecked, burly, bursting, bushy, cacuminal, center, central, cerebral, checked, chock-full, choked, choking, chuck-full, chummy, chumpish, chunky, clabbered, clammy, cloddish, close, close-knit, close-textured, close-woven, closely, clotted, coagulated, coarse, compact, compacted, compactly, compressed, concentrated, concrete, condensed, congealed, congested, consolidated, consonant, consonantal, continuant, core, corpulent, cowish, cracked, crammed, crammed full, crass, crawling, cretinous, croaking, croaky, crowded, crowding, curdled, decided, deep, dense, densely, dental, devoted, diameter, diaphragm, dim-witted, dissimilated, distorted, doltish, dopey, dorsal, doubtable, doubtful, doughy, drawling, drawly, dry, dubious, dubitable, dull, dull-witted, dullard, dumb, dumpy, duncical, duncish, dysphonic, equator, exuberant, familiar, fat, filled, firm, firmly, flat, flourishing, focus, foggy, friendly, front, full, full-bodied, gaumy, gelatinous, glairy, glide, glossal, glottal, gluelike, gluey, glutenous, glutinose, glutinous, gooey, grating, gravelly, gross, gruff, grumous, gumbo, gumbolike, gumlike, gummous, gummy, guttural, hand and glove, hand in glove, hand-in-hand, hard, hard of belief, hard to believe, harsh, harsh-sounding, hawking, hazy, heart, heavily, heavy, heavyset, high, hoarse, husky, imbecilic, impassable, impenetrable, impermeable, implausible, in profusion, inarticulate, inconceivable, incredible, indistinct, ineducable, insensitive, inseparable, inspissated, interior, intimate, intonated, jam-packed, jammed, jelled, jellied, jellylike, jungled, jungly, kernel, klutzy, labial, labiodental, labiovelar, lateral, lavish, lax, light, like that, lingual, liquid, lisping, low, lumpish, lush, luxuriant, marked, massive, matey, mean, median, metallic, mid, middle, midmost, midriff, midst, mispronounced, misty, monophthongal, moronic, mucilaginous, murky, muted, muzzy, narrow, nasal, nasalized, near, nonporous, not deserving belief, nucleus, oafish, obese, obscure, obscuring, obtuse, obvious, occlusive, on good terms, opaque, open, open to doubt, open to suspicion, overflowing, overgrown, overrun, oxytone, packed, palatal, palatalized, pally, palsy-walsy, passing belief, pasty, pharyngeal, pharyngealized, phonemic, phonetic, phonic, pitch, pitched, plentiful, populous, posttonic, preposterous, problematic, prodigal, profuse, proliferating, prolific, pronounced, quavering, questionable, ragged, rank, rasping, raspy, raucid, raucous, retroflex, ridiculous, rife, rigid, riotous, ropy, rough, rounded, roupy, rude, semivowel, serried, shaking, shaky, slabby, slimy, slithery, slow, slow-witted, smoggy, smoky, snuffling, soft, solid, solidly, sonant, sottish, soupy, squat, squawking, squawky, staggering belief, starchy, stertorous, sticky, stiff, stifled,
From Middle English thicke, from Old English þicce (“thick, dense”), from Proto-Germanic *þikkuz, *þikkwiz (“thick”), from Proto-Indo-European *teg(')w- (“thick”). Cognate with Dutch dik (“thick”), German dick (“thick”), Swedish tjock (“thick”).
- (relatively great in extent from one surface to another):
- (measuring a certain number of units in this dimension):
- (heavy in build): chunky, solid, stocky, thickset
- (densely crowded or packed): crowded, dense, packed
- (having a viscous consistency): glutinous, viscous
- (abounding in number): overflowing, swarming, teeming
- (impenetrable to sight): dense, opaque, solid
- (difficult to understand, poorly articulated): unclear
- (informal: stupid): dense, dumb (informal), stupid, thick as pigshit (taboo slang), thick as two short planks (slang)
- (friendly, intimate): chummy (UK, informal), close, close-knit, friendly, pally (informal), intimate, tight-knit
- (deep, intense, or profound): great, extreme
- (relatively great in extent from one surface to another): slim, thin
- (heavy in build): slender, slight, slim, svelte, thin
- (densely crowded or packed): sparse
- (having a viscous consistency): free-flowing, runny
- (abounding in number):
- (impenetrable to sight): thin, transparent
- (difficult to understand, poorly articulated): clear, lucid
- (informal: stupid): brainy (informal), intelligent, smart
- (friendly, intimate): unacquainted