thick (1)

This page is about the slang term 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

a. very quick

b. pretty slow

c. about average

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Contributor: Matt Errey