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thick

 (thĭk)
adj. thick·er, thick·est
1.
a. Relatively great in extent from one surface to the opposite, usually in the smallest solid dimension; not thin: a thick board.
b. Measuring a specified number of units in this dimension: two inches thick.
2. Heavy in form, build, or stature; thickset: a thick neck.
3. Having component parts in a close, crowded state or arrangement; dense: a thick forest.
4. Having or suggesting a heavy or viscous consistency: thick tomato sauce.
5. Having a great number; abounding: a room thick with flies.
6. Impenetrable by the eyes: a thick fog.
7.
a. Hard to hear or understand, as from being husky or slurred: thick speech.
b. Very noticeable; pronounced: has a thick accent.
8. Informal Lacking mental agility; stupid.
9. Informal Very friendly; intimate: thick friends.
10. Informal Going beyond what is tolerable; excessive.
adv.
1. In a thick manner; deeply or heavily: Seashells lay thick on the beach.
2. In a close, compact state or arrangement; densely: Dozens of braids hung thick from the back of her head.
3. So as to be thick; thickly: Slice the bread thick for the best French toast.
n.
1. The thickest part.
2. The most active or intense part: in the thick of the fighting.
Idiom:
thick and thin
Good and bad times: They remained friends through thick and thin.

[Middle English thicke, from Old English thicce; see tegu- in Indo-European roots.]

thick′ish adj.
thick′ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.thickly - spoken with poor articulation as if with a thick tongue; "after a few drinks he was beginning to speak thickly"
2.thickly - in a concentrated manner; "old houses are often so densely packed that perhaps three or four have to be demolished for every new one built"; "a thickly populated area"
thinly - in a widely distributed manner; "thinly overgrown mountainside"
3.thickly - with a thick consistency; "the blood was flowing thick"
thin, thinly - without viscosity; "the blood was flowing thin"
4.thickly - with thickness; in a thick manner; "spread 1/4 lb softened margarine or cooking fat fairly thickly all over the surface"; "we were visiting a small, thickly walled and lovely town with straggling outskirt"
thinly, lightly - in a small quantity or extent; "spread the margarine thinly over the meat"; "apply paint lightly"
5.thickly - in quick succession; "misfortunes come fast and thick"
Translations
بِكَثافَه، بِغَباء، بِظَلام
silnětlustě
vastagon
òétt
gürkalıncasıkça

thickly

[ˈθɪklɪ] ADV
1. (= densely) a thickly populated areauna zona densamente poblada
the snow was falling thicklyla nieve caía con fuerza or copiosamente
the trees grew thickly along the riverlos árboles crecían en abundancia a orillas del río
thickly woodeddensamente poblado de árboles
2. (= in a thick layer) she spread the butter thickly on the toastuntó una gruesa capa de mantequilla en la tostada
dust/snow lay thicklyhabía una espesa capa de polvo/nieve
the thickly carpeted dining roomel comedor con el suelo cubierto por una tupida moqueta
the ground was thickly carpeted with pine needlesel suelo estaba cubierto de una gruesa capa de agujas de pino
3. (= in thick pieces) to cut/slice sth thicklycortar algo en rodajas gruesas
4. (= unclearly) [say, reply] (from drink, tiredness) → con voz pastosa; (with emotion) → con voz emocionada

thickly

[ˈθɪkli] adv
[spread] → en couche épaisse; [cut] → en tranches épaisses; [butter] → abondamment
She buttered my bread thickly → Elle beurra abondamment mon pain.
thickly padded chairs → des chaises bien rembourrées
a thickly carpeted lounge → un salon couvert d'une épaisse moquette
(= densely) [grow] → dru
a thickly wooded hillside → un flanc de colline très boisé, un flanc de colline densément boisé
thickly populated → à forte densité de population
(= in a thick voice) [say, mumble] → d'une voix sourde

thickly

adv
spread, paint, cutdick; populated, crowded, woodeddicht
(= deeply) liedick; to be thickly covered with somethingdick mit etw bedeckt sein; to be thickly carpetedmit einem dicken Teppich ausgelegt sein; snow was falling thicklydichter Schnee fiel; the thickly falling snowder dicht fallende Schnee
speak (with a cold) → mit belegter Stimme; (with drink) → mit schwerer Zunge; (with emotion) → bewegt; (with fear) → angstvoll

thickly

[ˈθɪklɪ] adv (spread) → a strati spessi; (cut) → a fette grosse; (populated) → densamente
the snow fell thickly → la neve cadeva fitta fitta
a thickly-wooded slope → un pendio molto boscoso

thick

(θik) adjective
1. having a relatively large distance between opposite sides; not thin. a thick book; thick walls; thick glass.
2. having a certain distance between opposite sides. It's two inches thick; a two-inch-thick pane of glass.
3. (of liquids, mixtures etc) containing solid matter; not flowing (easily) when poured. thick soup.
4. made of many single units placed very close together; dense. a thick forest; thick hair.
5. difficult to see through. thick fog.
6. full of, covered with etc. The room was thick with dust; The air was thick with smoke.
7. stupid. Don't be so thick!
noun
the thickest, most crowded or active part. in the thick of the forest; in the thick of the fight.
ˈthickly adverb
ˈthickness noun
ˈthicken verb
to make or become thick or thicker. We'll add some flour to thicken the soup; The fog thickened and we could no longer see the road.
ˌthick-ˈskinned adjective
not easily hurt by criticism or insults. You won't upset her – she's very thick-skinned.
thick and fast
frequently and in large numbers. The bullets/insults were flying thick and fast.
through thick and thin
whatever happens; in spite of all difficulties. They were friends through thick and thin.
References in classic literature ?
Well," said the Man, looking about, "the country doesn't seem to be very thickly settled here.
But when the goddesses had brought him up, a god oft hymned, then began he to wander continually through the woody coombes, thickly wreathed with ivy and laurel.
Next day, a large ship, the Rachel, was descried, bearing directly down upon the Pequod, all her spars thickly clustering with men.
Oh, curse my official position," he exclaimed thickly.
The flakes came down so thickly that from the sitting-room windows I could not see beyond the windmill-- its frame looked dim and grey, unsubstantial like a shadow.
On the other side was comparatively level ground, thickly covered with wild oats.
With plants there is a vast destruction of seeds, but, from some observations which I have made, I believe that it is the seedlings which suffer most from germinating in ground already thickly stocked with other plants.
I suspect there must have been a ruinous cutting down of timber all over the estate before Sir Percival's time, and an angry anxiety on the part of the next possessor to fill up all the gaps as thickly and rapidly as possible.
she said, and the tears began to shine upon her face as she hid it in his bosom; his own fell thickly too.
The French were making a stand there behind a wattle fence in a garden thickly overgrown with bushes and were firing at the Cossacks who crowded at the gateway.
An ugly, thickly populated neighborhood, whose area of twinkling lights seemed to reach almost to the murky skies; hideous, indeed by day, not altogether devoid now of a certain weird attractiveness by reason of low-hung stars.
For let me tell you, Socrates, that when a man thinks himself to be near death, fears and cares enter into his mind which he never had before; the tales of a world below and the punishment which is exacted there of deeds done here were once a laughing matter to him, but now he is tormented with the thought that they may be true: either from the weakness of age, or because he is now drawing nearer to that other place, he has a clearer view of these things; suspicions and alarms crowd thickly upon him, and he begins to reflect and consider what wrongs he has done to others.