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 Dictionary entry overview: What does thicket mean? 

THICKET (noun)
  The noun THICKET has 1 sense:

1. a dense growth of bushes

  Familiarity information: THICKET used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

THICKET (noun)

Sense 1thicket [BACK TO TOP]


A dense growth of bushes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects


brush; coppice; copse; thicket; brushwood

Hypernyms ("thicket" is a kind of...):

botany; flora; vegetation (all the plant life in a particular region or period)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "thicket"):

brake (an area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant)

canebrake (a dense growth of cane (especially giant cane))

spinney (a copse that shelters game)

underbrush; undergrowth; underwood (the brush (small trees and bushes and ferns etc.) growing beneath taller trees in a wood or forest)

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