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Meaning & Definition of Thickly in English

English

Thickly

/θɪkli/

adverb

1. Spoken with poor articulation as if with a thick tongue

  • "After a few drinks he was beginning to speak thickly"
    synonym:
  • thickly

2. 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"
    synonym:
  • densely
  • ,
  • thickly

3. With a thick consistency

  • "The blood was flowing thick"
    synonym:
  • thickly
  • ,
  • thick

4. 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"
    synonym:
  • thickly

5. In quick succession

  • "Misfortunes come fast and thick"
    synonym:
  • thick
  • ,
  • thickly

Examples of using

The fields lay thickly covered with snow.
She spread honey thickly on her toast.