a little thick


a little thick
too much praise, too many nice statements, kiss the blarney stone, over the top
  

His praise for the governor was a little thick, a bit too much, I think.


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  • thick — thick1 [ θık ] adjective *** ▸ 1 long between edges ▸ 2 growing close together ▸ 3 not flowing easily ▸ 4 filling air completely ▸ 5 full of something ▸ 6 hard to understand ▸ 7 stupid ▸ 8 very friendly with someone ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a thick… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Thick — Recorded in the related spellings of Thick, Thickin, Thicken, Thicking, and Thickett, and the patronymic forms ending with s , this surname is generally considered to be an English medieval nickname. If so like Stubb(s) it describes a stout… …   Surnames reference

  • thick — See a little thick …   English idioms

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  • 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

  • Thick-billed Raven — Conservation status Least Concern ( …   Wikipedia

  • Thick as a Brick — Álbum de Jethro Tull Publicación 3 de marzo de 1972 Grabación Diciembre de 1971 en Londres, Inglaterra Género(s) Rock progre …   Wikipedia Español

  • Thick as a Brick — Студийный альбом Jethro Tull …   Википедия