thick (2)

American English

Meaning: full-figured without appearing overweight

For example:

  • That chick is thick, dude! She has meat on her bones in all the right places; her thighs, breasts, hips, and her booty.

  • Jamie says some girls who clearly have a weight problem try to kid themselves by claiming they are thick, but not fat.

Note: usually used to describe girls and women, though occasionally used to describe solidly-built men and boys

Variety: This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

If a girl in the U.S. is described as thick, it means she's

a. underweight

b. overweight

c. neither underweight nor overweight

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Contributor: Matt Errey