thick

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thick is part of the Basic English 850.

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Adjective[change]

Positive
thick

Comparative
thicker

Superlative
thickest

  1. If something is thick, there is some distance from one side to the other.
    He was a workman with big hands and thick fingers.
    The tree was too thick to put his arms around.
    The ice on the lake is about 40 cm thick in the winter.
  2. If something is thick it has a lot of stuff in it.
    I am warm because I have a thick coat.
    The dog has beautiful, thick hair.
    The oil moved slowly because it was so thick.

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