Definition of thicket in English:


Syllabification: thick·et
Pronunciation: /ˈTHikit


  • A dense group of bushes or trees.
    More example sentences
    • They rode down a dirt path in the forest amid the thickets of bushes and trees.
    • The birds love the dense thickets and scrub and clumps of bushes like blackthorn that grow in the older sites of the park.
    • Barely 20 feet below us was a dense thicket of bushes, and there the car lay on its side, undamaged.
    copse, coppice, grove, brake, covert, clump; wood, woodlot, bush


Old English thiccet (see thick, -et1).

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