Close and Thick


Close adjective - Having little space between items or parts.
Usage example: the soldiers marched in close formation against the enemy

Thick is a synonym for close in intimate topic. In some cases you can use "Thick" instead the word "Close" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like love, friendly, tighten, compact.

Nearby Words: closed, closeness, closing, closely, closure


Thick adjective - Closely acquainted.
Usage example: those two have been thick since grade school

Close is a synonym for thick in friendly topic. You can use "Close" instead the word "Thick" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as love, familiar, tighten, crowded.

How words are described

real real close real thick
little little close little thick

Both words in one sentence

  • Psychic Strangle Instead of using telekinesis to close off the victim's wind pipe the Sorcerer in question causes the target's lungs to flood with a thick liquid that causes them to begin suffocating instantly.
  • Malaproper: Winston Churchill, speaking French with a very thick English accent (or close enough) due to Translation Convention, says "cou" (neck) instead of "cul" (arse).
  • In some cases, this stems from older wars up to World War II where generals would be very close to the battle lines (if not in the thick of them).
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