Thicket – meaning of the word and examples

An area of trees and bushes growing closely together. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A dense growth of shrubbery or small trees: Copse. (Merriam – Webster)

Something resembling a thicket in density or impenetrability: Tangle. (Merriam – Webster)

A dense group of bushes or trees. (Oxford Dictionaries)

thicket is a small group of trees or bushes which are growing closely together. (Collins Dictionary)

If you refer to a thicket of ideas or events, you mean that there a lot of them together, and often that they are confusing or difficult to identify. (Collins Dictionary)

A thick or dense growth of shrubs, bushes, or small trees; a thick coppice. (


Thicket. Your Dictionary.

Keep judges out of this political thicket.


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