Translation of thick in Spanish:
adjective -er, -est
- 1 1.1 it's 5cm thickan inch-thick layertiene 5cm de espesor or de grosoruna capa de una pulgada de espesor or de grosorExample sentences1.2
(in consistency) (soup/cream/sauce)Example sentences1.3
- A scar ran from above his right eye, across his nose and mouth, and ended just below the left side of his thick lips.
- The burgers they dine on are suitably beefy without being too big, with stacks of thick fries on the side.
- She looked across her room to the desk on the other side, the thick book on top of it waiting to be read.
(fur/hedge)(beard/eyebrows)she has thick hairtiene el pelo grueso y abundanteExample sentences
- It should have the consistency of a thick paste.
- My main meal came with well seasoned roasted potatoes, nice firm courgettes in thick tomato sauce, and mildly spiced yam.
- Cook for a few minutes longer until the lamb and zucchini are both tender and the mixture has the consistency of a thick sauce.
- He was tall and lanky, with small round glasses and a close cap of thick curls.
- At the end of the three-hour journey, the thick forests thin out revealing a much-used pathway which slopes abruptly to the bed of a nearby river.
- Tall palm trees and thick forests of cactuses give travellers the impression that they are staying in a tropical region.
- Rain, heavy cloud cover and thick fog in the area had prompted Albania's prime minister to cancel his own flight to the conference.
- It simply continued, going on towards infinity until finally the air itself was so thick as to be opaque.
- They could see an immense mountain that stretched up into heavy thick clouds.
- 2 (covered, filled) (predicative) to be thick
withsomethingthick with dustestar lleno dealgothick with smokelleno de polvothick with touristscargado or lleno de humoatestado or [pejorative] plagado de turistasExample sentences
- The air was thick with incense smoke from joss sticks and everyone was eating.
- The air was thick with grit and smoke, its acidic taste coating the insides of her mouth.
- The air is often thick with the perfume of jasmine and orange blossom.
- 3 with a thick voice(from drink)con voz pastosa(from fear)I woke up with a thick headcon voz sordame levanté con la cabeza embotadaExample sentences
- The actors are especially unhappy about the scene where the asylum seeker meets the English girl's parents and they cannot understand a word he says because of his thick accent.
- Plus, my accent was so thick that it was hard for the teachers to understand me.
- The guy had spoken with a thick accent which made it hard to understand his words.
- 4 [colloquial] 4.1 4.2 (unfair) See examples: it's a bit thick4.3 (close) (predicative) to be thick (ya es demasiadoya es pasarse [colloquial]
withsomebody)he's very thick with the bossestar a partir un piñón or (Southern Cone) un confite (con alguien)el jefe y él están a partir un piñón or (Southern Cone) un confiteel jefe y él son uña y carne or [humorous] uña y mugre or (River Plate area) carne y uñaExample sentences
- He seems very thick with him.
- ‘He has a fair chance of success, too, for he seems very thick with Floyd, and it's a good thing to have a friend at headquarters,’ observed the Colonel.
- Up until then I'd just been branded as the thick, stupid farmer's son.
- Was he plain stupid, thick or did he just want to die?
- I used to think it was me being stupid and thick; the teachers used to call me that a lot.
- she likes to be in the thick of thingsin the thick of the brawlle gusta estar donde está la acciónin the thick of night (American English)en lo más reñido de la peleathrough thick and thinen plena nocheyou can rely on him, through thick and thintanto en las duras como en las maduraspuedes contar con él tanto en las duras como en las maduras
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