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thick

adjective uk   us   /θɪk/

thick adjective (NOT THIN)

B1 having a large distance between two sides: a thick rope a thick layer of dust She picked up a thick volume and began to read out loud. The walls are two metres thick. a thick (= made of thick material) sweater/coat
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thick adjective (CLOSE TOGETHER)

B1 growing close together and in large amounts: thick forest thick, dark hairB2 difficult to see through: Thick, black smoke was pouring out of the chimney.
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thick adjective (NOT FLOWING)

(of a liquid) not flowing easily: thick soup a thick sauce thick paint
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thick adjective (STUPID)

informal stupid: I told you not to touch that - are you deaf or just thick?
thickly
adverb uk   us   /ˈθɪk.li/
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