thick (adjective) LISTEN
If something is thick, it means that it is wide or fat.
- I like reading thick books with lots of pages.
- We can’t hear our neighbors because the walls are thick.
If a soup or other liquid is thick, it means that there isn’t a lot of water in it.
- The best milkshakes are thick milkshakes.
If something is thick, it can also mean that there is a lot of it, and that you can’t see through it.
- You shouldn’t drive in this thick fog.
- He has thick hair.
If someone is thick, it means that they are stupid.
- He’s a nice boy, but he’s thick.
In pop culture
This ad for yogurt uses two meanings of the word thick. In the ad, a woman is eating a yogurt when she sees a handsome man. When she says “delicious” and “thick” she’s talking about both the yogurt and the man. She thinks that the yogurt is thick (without a lot of water in it) and the man is stupid. Why does she think that the man is thick?
There are other meanings of thick.