Definition of Thickset

1. Adjective. Having a short and solid form or stature. "A thickset young man"

Exact synonyms: Compact, Heavyset, Stocky, Thick
Similar to: Little, Short
Derivative terms: Compactness



2. Adjective. Planted or growing close together. "Thickset trees"
Similar to: Concentrated

Definition of Thickset

1. a. Close planted; as, a thickset wood; a thickset hedge.

2. n. A close or thick hedge.

Definition of Thickset

1. Adjective. Having a short, heavy build; stout ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thickset

1. a thicket [n -S] - See also: thicket

Medical Definition of Thickset

1. 1. Close planted; as, a thickset wood; a thickset hedge. 2. Having a short, thick body; stout. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thickset

thickhead
thickheaded
thickheadedness
thickheads
thicking
thickish
thickly
thickly settled
thickness
thicknesser
thicknesses
thicko
thickoes
thickos
thicks
thickset (current term)
thicksets
thickskin
thickskinned
thickskins
thickskull
thickskulls
thickspread
thickwit
thickwits
thickwitted
thicky
thider
thiderward
thidiazimin

Literary usage of Thickset

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1. Suffolk Words and Phrases: Or, An Attempt to Collect the Lingual Localisms by Edward Moor (1823)
"thickset-hedge, is also with us ... and Quick and Quickset and thickset, may have been jumbled together. In Cheshire, Quick is explained—" Quickset. ..."

2. The Public School Speaker by Francis Warre Cornish (1900)
"thickset. I don't mean to say the honey. [Exit QUICKSET: he is heard shouting behind the scenes. ... thickset. He will look to you for the money. Landlord. ..."

3. Hood's Own: Or, Laughter from Year to Year: Being Former Runnings of His by Thomas Hood (1855)
"I don't mean to say the honey-pots," said thickset, literally following the instructions he had received. " What made you screech out then? ..."

4. My Recollections of Ontario by John Clay (1918)
"was a typical Scotchman, a small, thickset man with a fine head stored full of good business sense, a streak of quiet humor running through his nature. ..."

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