thick and thin
noun Date: 14th century every difficulty and obstacle — used especially in the phrase through thick and thin <
was loyal through thick and thin
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Thick and thin — means good times and bad times.Thick and thin may refer to:* Thick and Thin , a song by Avenged Sevenfold on Sounding the Seventh Trumpet * Thick N Thin , a song by The Black Crowes on Shake Your Money Maker * Thick Thin , a song by Ten City on… …   Wikipedia

  • thick and thin — noun Etymology: Middle English thikke and thinne, from thikke, n., thick + and + thinne, n., thin : every difficulty and obstacle : all hindrances and obstructions used especially in the phrase through thick and thin stand by her shoulder to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • thick and thin — n. all difficulties through thick and thin (to remain friends through thick and thin) * * * [ all difficulties ] through thick and thin (to remain friends through thick and thin) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • thick-and-thin — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: thick and thin 1. : having one sheave thicker than the other and taking two ropes of differing size used of a tackle block; compare fiddle block 2. : ready to go through thick and thin : unreservedly or blindly …   Useful english dictionary

  • thick and thin — noun Both good and bad times. George Bush stuck with the Iraq war through thick and thin …   Wiktionary

  • Thick and thin — the skin …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • thick and thin — Australian Slang the skin …   English dialects glossary

  • thick and thin — Whatever is in the way, all obstacles, impediments …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Thick-and-thin block — Thick Thick, n. 1. The thickest part, or the time when anything is thickest. [1913 Webster] In the thick of the dust and smoke. Knolles. [1913 Webster] 2. A thicket; as, gloomy thicks. [Obs.] Drayton. [1913 Webster] Through the thick they heard… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thick and thin libertarianism — Thick and thin are two approaches to libertarianism, with thin libertarianism being understood as a narrowly political doctrine and thick libertarianism as integrated into some broader set of social or cultural values. [… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”