Definition of thick and fast in English:

thick and fast

phrase

  • Rapidly and in great numbers.

    ‘replies are coming in thick and fast’
    • ‘With billions more having been raised this year by UK buyout funds alone, the deals are likely to keep coming thick and fast.’
    • ‘As he wages his campaign against them, the visual gags and wise-cracks come thick and fast.’
    • ‘The unauthorised biographies flowed thick and fast, film-school recruitment rose and the academics had a field day.’
    • ‘That's when the tears flow thick and fast, and the howling and screaming increase by several decibels.’
    • ‘The polls close on May 5 at 10 pm and results will start coming in thick and fast in the early hours of the morning.’
    • ‘Although criticisms of the multi-million pound scheme came thick and fast, the experts were on hand to answer questions.’
    • ‘The allusions flew thick and fast, with novels and novelists summed up with devastating precision and insight.’
    • ‘Inevitably at the end of a long season, injuries come thick and fast.’
    • ‘Audiences are larger and younger, classical and contemporary works are pleasing critics and the awards have come thick and fast.’
    • ‘Pulling out all stops, the actors beat the rain, remained focused, and the dialogue flew thick and fast.’