One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Unfair or unreasonable.‘I thought this was a bit thick and tried to defend myself’
unreasonable, unfair, unjust, unjustified, uncalled for, unwarranted, unnecessary, excessiveView synonyms
- ‘He sometimes thought it was a bit thick that the soldiers gobbled up everyone's provisions and his mamma was so poor she had to disguise herself as an old, old lady and sell lilacs at the railway station.’
- ‘It's a bit thick; it is really!’
- ‘I have no idea what the total is for the country as a whole, but again, it's a bit thick to be biting the hand that feeds you.’
- ‘While I have every sympathy with the injured man, it is a bit thick that the Minister for Justice should suggest in this House that every street demonstration is carried out by ‘irresponsible and criminal elements,’ his own words.’
- ‘I admit that I did think it was a bit thick that he should end up completely out of luck — losing his job, arrested, charged, unemployed and perhaps even unemployable — while life just got better and better for his old adversary.’
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