Definition of thicket in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈθɪkɪt/


A dense group of bushes or trees: a horned owl perfectly camouflaged in a dense thicket
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, dense growth, grove, brake, covert, tangle, clump;
British  spinney
archaic hurst


Old English thiccet (see thick, -et1).

Words that rhyme with thicket

cricket, midwicket, picket, picquet, piquet, pricket, snicket, ticket, wicket

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