Definition of (as) thick as poundies in English:

(as) thick as poundies

phrase

Irish
informal
  • Very stupid.

    ‘the man is as thick as poundies’
    • ‘He was boorish and ignorant—"as thick as poundies" he would claim proudly.’
    • ‘For all his eminence, for all his brains, the man is as thick as poundies.’
    • ‘I care nothing for the fellows in this town—they are thick as poundies.’
    • ‘We are perceived as thick as poundies.’
    • ‘The teachers told him he was as thick as poundies.’