in the thick of

Definition of in the thick of

  1. :  in the most active or intense part of (something) a soldier in the thick of battle

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  having or being of relatively great depth or extent from one surface to its opposite

    :  heavily built :  thickset

    :  close-packed with units or individuals

  1. :  in a thick manner :  thickly

  1. :  the most crowded or active part

    :  the part of greatest thickness

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clearly seen through or understood

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