Definition of thicket noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈθɪkɪt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈθɪkɪt//
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  1. 1a group of bushes or small trees growing closely together a dense thicket of bamboo
  2. 2a large number of things that are not easy to understand or separate He spent the morning trying to work his way through a thicket of statistics.
  3. Word OriginOld English thiccet (from thick and -et).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: thicket