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Entry Word: thick
Function: adjective
Text: 1 having or being of relatively great depth or extent from one surface to its opposite <a thick board was laid across the pit>
Synonyms chunky, fat
Related Words bulky, dense, hefty, thickish; broad, deep, wide
Near Antonyms narrow, shallow
Antonyms skinny, slender, slim, thin
2 being of a consistency that resists flow <thick maple syrup for pancakes>
Synonyms ropy, syrupy, viscid, viscous
Related Words creamy, heavy, slushy, thickened, thickish, turbid, undiluted; gluey, glutinous, sticky; gelatinous, gooey, gummy, jellylike; concentrated, condensed
Near Antonyms flowing, fluid; dilute, diluted, liquid, watered (down), weak
Antonyms runny, soupy, thin, watery
3 closely acquainted <those two have been thick since grade school> -- see FAMILIAR 1
4 having a greater than usual measure across <cross your name off the list with a really thick line so I can see it> -- see WIDE 1
5 having little space between items or parts <a hedge thick with gorse bushes> -- see CLOSE 1
6 not having or showing an ability to absorb ideas readily <couldn't believe that his guests were so thick that they were missing his hints that it was time to leave> -- see STUPID 1
7 possessing or covered with great numbers or amounts of something specified <a meadow thick with flowers> -- see RIFE