Associations to the word «Thickly»


THICKLY, adverb. In a thick manner.

Dictionary definition

THICKLY, adverb. Spoken with poor articulation as if with a thick tongue; "after a few drinks he was beginning to speak thickly".
THICKLY, adverb. In a concentrated manner; "old houses are often so densely packed that perhaps three or four have to be demolished for every new one built"; "a thickly populated area".
THICKLY, adverb. With a thick consistency; "the blood was flowing thick".
THICKLY, adverb. With thickness; in a thick manner; "spread 1/4 lb softened margarine or cooking fat fairly thickly all over the surface"; "we were visiting a small, thickly walled and lovely town with straggling outskirt".
THICKLY, adverb. In quick succession; "misfortunes come fast and thick".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.