as thick as a plank


as thick as a plank
(as) thick as two short planks (or as a plank) Brit. informal very stupid.
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  • thick as a plank — ► (as) thick as two short planks (or as a plank) Brit. informal very stupid. Main Entry: ↑thick …   English terms dictionary

  • thick as a plank — adjective Very stupid Syn: thick as a brick, thick as two short planks …   Wiktionary

  • as thick as a plank — or as thick as two short planks Very stupid • • • Main Entry: ↑thick …   Useful english dictionary

  • thick-headed — adj stupid, foolish, dense, slow, brainless, obtuse, dull witted, idiotic, imbecilic, moronic, asinine, doltish, slow witted COLLOQ. dim witted, blockheaded, dopey, thick, gormless, dumb, not all there, loopy, barmy, potty, slow on the uptake,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • thick as two short planks — adjective Very stupid. Syn: thick as a plank …   Wiktionary

  • Thick — (th[i^]k), a. [Compar. {Thicker} ( [ e]r); superl. {Thickest}.] [OE. thicke, AS. [thorn]icce; akin to D. dik, OS. thikki, OHG. dicchi thick, dense, G. dick thick, Icel. [thorn]ykkr, [thorn]j[ o]kkr, and probably to Gael. & Ir. tiugh. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thick register — Thick Thick (th[i^]k), a. [Compar. {Thicker} ( [ e]r); superl. {Thickest}.] [OE. thicke, AS. [thorn]icce; akin to D. dik, OS. thikki, OHG. dicchi thick, dense, G. dick thick, Icel. [thorn]ykkr, [thorn]j[ o]kkr, and probably to Gael. & Ir. tiugh.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thick stuff — Thick Thick (th[i^]k), a. [Compar. {Thicker} ( [ e]r); superl. {Thickest}.] [OE. thicke, AS. [thorn]icce; akin to D. dik, OS. thikki, OHG. dicchi thick, dense, G. dick thick, Icel. [thorn]ykkr, [thorn]j[ o]kkr, and probably to Gael. & Ir. tiugh.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plank — [plæŋk] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old North French; Origin: planke, from Latin planca, from plancus flat ] 1.) a long narrow piece of wooden board, used especially for making structures to walk on ▪ a long plank of wood ▪ a bridge made of planks 2.)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thick — ► ADJECTIVE 1) with opposite sides or surfaces relatively far apart. 2) (of a garment or fabric) made of heavy material. 3) made up of a large number of things or people close together: thick forest. 4) (thick with) densely filled or covered with …   English terms dictionary