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thick (1)

Meaning: not very intelligent, a bit slow mentally

For example:

  • Kenny's always a bit thick first thing in the morning. He says it takes his brain a couple of hours to warm up.

  • I don't think Penny's as thick as people think. She just needs to concentrate on what she's doing, and listen more carefully.

Note: While this word isn't normally classified as offensive, you will certainly upset someone if you call them "thick". Use with care!

Quick Quiz:

Our mate Johnny's a bit thick. When it comes to taking in information and processing it, he's
  1. very quick
  2. pretty slow
  3. about average

Discuss: thick (1)

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