fatheaded vs thick what difference

what is difference between fatheaded and thick

English

Etymology

fat +‎ headed

Adjective

fatheaded (comparative more fatheaded, superlative most fatheaded)

  1. Characteristic of a fathead; stupid


English

Alternative forms

  • (meme slang: curvy): thicc

Etymology

From Middle English thicke, from Old English þicce (thick, dense), from Proto-West Germanic *þikkwī, from Proto-Germanic *þekuz (thick), from Proto-Indo-European *tégus (thick).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: thĭk
  • (Received Pronunciation, General American, General Australian) IPA(key): /θɪk/
  • (General New Zealand) IPA(key): /θɘk/
  • Rhymes: -ɪk

Adjective

thick (comparative thicker, superlative thickest)

  1. Relatively great in extent from one surface to the opposite in its smallest solid dimension.
    Synonyms: broad; see also Thesaurus:wide
    Antonyms: slim, thin; see also Thesaurus:narrow
  2. Measuring a certain number of units in this dimension.
  3. Heavy in build; thickset.
    Synonyms: chunky, solid, stocky, thickset
    Antonyms: slender, slight, slim, svelte, thin; see also Thesaurus:slender
  4. Densely crowded or packed.
    Synonyms: crowded, dense, packed; see also Thesaurus:compact
    Antonyms: sparse; see also Thesaurus:diffuse
  5. Having a viscous consistency.
    Synonyms: glutinous, viscous; see also Thesaurus:viscous
    Antonyms: free-flowing, runny; see also Thesaurus:runny
  6. Abounding in number.
    Synonyms: overflowing, swarming, teeming; see also Thesaurus:plentiful
    Antonyms: scant, scarce, slight
  7. Impenetrable to sight.
    Synonyms: dense, opaque, solid; see also Thesaurus:opaque
    Antonyms: thin, transparent; see also Thesaurus:transparent
  8. (Of an accent) Prominent, strong.
    1. Greatly evocative of one’s nationality or place of origin.
    2. Difficult to understand, or poorly articulated.
      Synonyms: unclear; see also Thesaurus:incomprehensible
      Antonyms: clear, lucid; see also Thesaurus:comprehensible
  9. (informal) Stupid.
    Synonyms: dense, (informal) dumb, stupid, (taboo slang) thick as pigshit, (slang) thick as two short planks; see also Thesaurus:stupid
    Antonyms: (informal) brainy, intelligent, smart; see also Thesaurus:intelligent
  10. (informal) Friendly or intimate.
    Synonyms: (UK, informal) chummy, close, close-knit, friendly, (informal) pally, intimate, tight-knit
    Antonym: unacquainted
    • 1859, Thomas Hughes, The Scouring of the White Horse
      Jem is a tall, good-looking fellow, as old as I am, and that’s twenty-one last birthday; we came into the office together years ago, and have been very thick ever since
  11. Deep, intense, or profound.
    Synonyms: great, extreme
  12. (Britain, dated) troublesome; unreasonable
    • 1969 Anita Leslie, Lady Randolph Churchill, New York, Charles Scribner’s Sons, page 288:
      “Of course I was eager to put her affairs in order,” George told my father, “but I found it a bit thick when expected to pay for Lord Randolph Churchill’s barouche purchased in the ’80s.”
  13. (slang, chiefly of women) Curvy and voluptuous, and especially having large hips.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:voluptuous

Derived terms

Translations

Adverb

thick (comparative thicker, superlative thickest)

  1. In a thick manner.
    Snow lay thick on the ground.
  2. Frequently or numerously.
    The arrows flew thick and fast around us.

Translations

Noun

thick (plural thicks)

  1. The thickest, or most active or intense, part of something.
    • He through a little window cast his sight / Through thick of bars, that gave a scanty light.
  2. A thicket.
    • gloomy thicks
  3. (slang) A stupid person; a fool.

Derived terms

  • in the thick of
  • through thick and thin

Translations

Verb

thick (third-person singular simple present thicks, present participle thicking, simple past and past participle thicked)

  1. (archaic, transitive, intransitive) To thicken.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:thicken

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