Synonyms of thick in English:

thick


See definition of thick

adjective

1‘the walls are five feet thick’

SYNONYMS

in diameter, in extent, across, wide, broad, deep

2‘his short, thick legs’

SYNONYMS

stocky, sturdy, chunky, dumpy, hefty, thickset, beefy, meaty, broad, large, big, bulky, solid, substantial

fat, stout, plump

ANTONYMS

thin, slender

3‘a thick Aran sweater’

SYNONYMS

chunky, bulky, heavy, cable-knit, heavyweight

woollen, woolly

ANTONYMS

thin, light, lightweight

4‘the station was thick with people’

SYNONYMS

crowded, filled, packed, teeming, seething, swarming, crawling, crammed, thronged, bursting at the seams, solid, overflowing, choked, jammed, congested

covered

full of, cram-full of, overrun by, abounding in

informal jam-packed, chock-a-block, stuffed, chock-full of

Australian NZ informal chocker

rare pullulating

British informal like Piccadilly Circus

5‘the thick summer vegetation’

SYNONYMS

plentiful, abundant, profuse, luxuriant, bushy, rich, riotous, exuberant

rank, rampant

dense, close-packed, concentrated, crowded, condensed, compact, impenetrable, impassable

serried

informal jungly

ANTONYMS

meagre, sparse

6‘a thick paste’

SYNONYMS

semi-solid, firm, stiff, stiffened, heavy

clotted, coagulated, viscid, viscous, gelatinous, mucilaginous, ropy

concentrated

rare inspissated, viscoid

ANTONYMS

runny

7‘a motorway pile-up in thick fog’

SYNONYMS

dense, heavy, opaque, impenetrable, soupy, murky, smoggy

8‘he's a bit thick’

See stupid

9‘Guy's voice was thick with desire’

SYNONYMS

husky, hoarse, throaty, guttural, gravelly, rough, raspy, rasping, croaky, croaking

indistinct, muffled

ANTONYMS

clear, shrill

10‘a thick Scottish accent’

SYNONYMS

obvious, pronounced, marked, broad, strong, rich, decided, distinct, conspicuous, noticeable, identifiable

ANTONYMS

faint, vague

11‘she's very thick with him’

SYNONYMS

friendly, intimate, familiar, on friendly terms, on good terms, on the best of terms, hand in glove

close to, devoted to, inseparable from

informal pally, palsy-walsy, chummy, matey, buddy-buddy, as thick as thieves, well in

ANTONYMS

unfriendly


noun

1‘in the thick of the crisis’

SYNONYMS

midst, centre, hub, middle, core, heart

focus


Phrases

    a bit thick

      ‘I thought this was a bit thick and tried to defend myself’

      SYNONYMS

      unreasonable, unfair, unjust, unjustified, uncalled for, unwarranted, unnecessary, excessive

      British informal

      below the belt, a bit much, off

      British informal

      out of order

      Australian British NZ informal

      over the fence