An example of thick used as an adverb is the phrase "frosting laid thick on a cake" which means a cake with lots of frosting on it.
A thick fog.
Dozens of braids hung thick from the back of her head.
Slice the bread thick for the best French toast.
In the thick of the fighting.
A thick board.
A thick pipe.
A wall six inches thick.
- Marked by profuse, close growth; luxuriant.thick hair, thick woods.
- Great in number and packed closely together.A thick crowd.
- Having much body; not thin in consistency; viscous.thick soup.
- Dense and heavy.thick smoke, a thick snowfall.
- Filled with smoke, fog, or other vapors.
- Covered to a considerable depth.Roads thick with mud.
- Sprinkled or studded profusely.A sky thick with stars.
The thick shadows of night.
In the thick of the fight.
An example of thick used as an adjective is the phrase a thick steak which means a steak which is over one inch in depth.
A thick neck.
Thick tomato sauce.
A room thick with flies.
Seashells lay thick on the beach.
A thick forest.
- Good and bad times:.They remained friends through thick and thin.
- Intimately associated.
- In good times and bad times; in every eventuality.
Origin of thick
- Middle English thicke from Old English thicce tegu- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition