Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun thick

1 sense of thick

Sense 1
midst, thick -- (the location of something surrounded by other things; "in the midst of the crowd")
       => inside, interior -- (the region that is inside of something)

Antonyms of adj thick

10 senses of thick

Sense 1
thick (vs. thin) -- (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; "an inch thick"; "a thick board"; "a thick sandwich"; "spread a thick layer of butter"; "thick coating of dust"; "thick warm blankets")

thin (vs. thick) -- (of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint")
        => bladed -- (composed of thin flat plates resembling a knife blade; "bladed arsenopyrite")
        => capillary, hairlike -- (long and slender with a very small internal diameter; "a capillary tube")
        => compressed, flat -- (flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes))
        => depressed -- (flattened downward as if pressed from above or flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces)
        => diaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, gossamer, see-through, sheer, transparent, vaporous, vapourous, cobwebby -- (so thin as to transmit light; "a hat with a diaphanous veil"; "filmy wings of a moth"; "gauzy clouds of dandelion down"; "gossamer cobwebs"; "sheer silk stockings"; "transparent chiffon"; "vaporous silks")
        => filamentous, filiform, filamentlike, threadlike, thready -- (thin in diameter; resembling a thread)
        => fine -- (thin in thickness or diameter; "a fine film of oil"; "fine hairs"; "read the fine print")
        => light -- (very thin and insubstantial; "thin paper"; "light summer dresses")
        => hyperfine -- (extremely fine or thin, as in a spectral line split into two or more components; "hyperfine structure")
        => paper thin -- (thin as paper; "her blouse was paper thin")
        => papery -- (thin and paperlike; "papery leaves"; "wasps that make nests of papery material")
        => ribbonlike, ribbony -- (long and thin; resembling a ribbon; "ribbonlike noodles")
        => sleazy -- (of cloth; thin and loosely woven; "the coat has a sleazy lining")
        => slender -- (having little width in proportion to the length or height; "a slender pole")
        => tenuous -- (very thin in gauge or diameter; "a tenuous thread")
        => wafer-thin -- (very thin; "wafer-thin sheets of metal")

Sense 2
thick -- (having component parts closely crowded together; "a compact shopping center"; "a dense population"; "thick crowds"; "a thick forest"; "thick hair")

INDIRECT (VIA concentrated) -> distributed -- (spread out or scattered about or divided up)

Sense 3
thick (vs. thin) -- (relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog")

thin (vs. thick) -- (relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous; "air is thin at high altitudes"; "a thin soup"; "skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk"; "thin oil")
        => tenuous -- (having thin consistency; "a tenuous fluid")
        => rare, rarefied, rarified -- (having low density; "rare gasses"; "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air")

Sense 4
slurred, thick -- (spoken as if with a thick tongue; "the thick speech of a drunkard"; "his words were slurred")

INDIRECT (VIA unintelligible) -> intelligible -- (well articulated or enunciated, and loud enough to be heard distinctly; "intelligible pronunciation")

Sense 5
compact, heavyset, stocky, thick, thickset -- (having a short and solid form or stature; "a wrestler of compact build"; "he was tall and heavyset"; "stocky legs"; "a thickset young man")

INDIRECT (VIA short) -> tall -- (great in vertical dimension; high in stature; "tall people"; "tall buildings"; "tall trees"; "tall ships")

Sense 6
dense, thick -- (hard to pass through because of dense growth; "dense vegetation"; "thick woods")

INDIRECT (VIA impenetrable) -> penetrable -- (admitting of penetration or passage into or through; "a penetrable wall"; "penetrable defenses")

Sense 7
thick, deep -- ((of darkness) very intense; "thick night"; "thick darkness"; "a face in deep shadow"; "deep night")

INDIRECT (VIA intense) -> mild -- (moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism")

Sense 8
chummy, buddy-buddy, thick (predicate) -- ((used informally) associated on close terms; "a close friend"; "the bartender was chummy with the regular customers"; "the two were thick as thieves for months")

INDIRECT (VIA close) -> distant, remote -- (far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship ; "a distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics")

Sense 9
blockheaded, boneheaded, duncical, duncish, fatheaded, loggerheaded, thick, thickheaded, thick-skulled, wooden-headed -- ((used informally) stupid)

INDIRECT (VIA stupid) -> smart -- (showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness)

Sense 10
thick -- (abounding; having a lot of; "the top was thick with dust")

INDIRECT (VIA abundant) -> scarce -- (deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought")

Similarity of adj thick

10 senses of thick

Sense 1
thick (vs. thin) -- (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; "an inch thick"; "a thick board"; "a thick sandwich"; "spread a thick layer of butter"; "thick coating of dust"; "thick warm blankets")
       => deep -- (relatively thick from top to bottom; "deep carpets"; "deep snow")
       => deep-chested -- (thick in the chest; "a deep-chested breed of dog")
       => fat -- (having a relatively large diameter; "a fat rope")
       => four-ply -- (having a thickness made up of four layers or strands; "four-ply yarns")
       => heavy -- (made of fabric having considerable thickness; "a heavy coat")
       => heavy -- (of relatively large extent and density; "a heavy line")
       => quilted -- (made of layers of fabric held together by patterned stitching)
       => thickened -- (made or having become thick; "thickened bronchial arteries")
       => three-ply -- (having a thickness made up of three layers or strands; "three-ply cloth"; "three-ply yarn")
       => two-ply -- (having a thickness made up of two layers or strands)
          Also See-> fat#1; wide#1, broad#1

Sense 2
thick -- (having component parts closely crowded together; "a compact shopping center"; "a dense population"; "thick crowds"; "a thick forest"; "thick hair")
       => concentrated (vs. distributed) -- (gathered together or made less diffuse; "their concentrated efforts"; "his concentrated attention"; "concentrated study"; "a narrow thread of concentrated ore")

Sense 3
thick (vs. thin) -- (relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog")
       => clogged, clotted -- (thickened or coalesced in soft thick lumps (such as clogs or clots); "clotted blood"; "seeds clogged together")
       => coagulable -- (capable of coagulating and becoming thick)
       => coagulate, coagulated, curdled, grumous, grumose -- (transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass; "coagulated blood"; "curdled milk"; "grumous blood")
       => creamy -- (thick like cream)
       => dense, heavy, impenetrable -- (permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter; "dense smoke"; "heavy fog"; "impenetrable gloom")
       => gelatinous, gelatinlike, jellylike -- (thick like gelatin)
       => ropy, ropey, stringy, thready -- (forming viscous or glutinous threads)
       => soupy -- (having the consistency and appearance of soup; "a soupy fog")
       => syrupy, viscous -- (having a relatively high resistance to flow)
       => thickened -- (made thick in consistency; "flour-thickened gravy"; "dust-thickened saliva")

Sense 4
slurred, thick -- (spoken as if with a thick tongue; "the thick speech of a drunkard"; "his words were slurred")
       => unintelligible (vs. intelligible) -- (poorly articulated or enunciated, or drowned by noise; "unintelligible speech")

Sense 5
compact, heavyset, stocky, thick, thickset -- (having a short and solid form or stature; "a wrestler of compact build"; "he was tall and heavyset"; "stocky legs"; "a thickset young man")
       => short (vs. tall), little -- (low in stature; not tall; "he was short and stocky"; "short in stature"; "a short smokestack"; "a little man")

Sense 6
dense, thick -- (hard to pass through because of dense growth; "dense vegetation"; "thick woods")
       => impenetrable (vs. penetrable) -- (not admitting of penetration or passage into or through; "an impenetrable fortress"; "impenetrable rain forests")

Sense 7
thick, deep -- ((of darkness) very intense; "thick night"; "thick darkness"; "a face in deep shadow"; "deep night")
       => intense (vs. mild) -- (possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense")

Sense 8
chummy, buddy-buddy, thick (predicate) -- ((used informally) associated on close terms; "a close friend"; "the bartender was chummy with the regular customers"; "the two were thick as thieves for months")
       => close (vs. distant) -- (close in relevance or relationship; "a close family"; "we are all...in close sympathy with..."; "close kin"; "a close resemblance")

Sense 9
blockheaded, boneheaded, duncical, duncish, fatheaded, loggerheaded, thick, thickheaded, thick-skulled, wooden-headed -- ((used informally) stupid)
       => stupid (vs. smart) -- (lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity)

Sense 10
thick -- (abounding; having a lot of; "the top was thick with dust")
       => abundant (vs. scarce) -- (present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water")

Synonyms of adv thick

2 senses of thick

Sense 1
thickly, thick -- (with a thick consistency; "the blood was flowing thick")

Sense 2
thick, thickly -- (in quick succession; "misfortunes come fast and thick")

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