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I'm looking for a good opposite of 'razor-thin'. It's got to have an analogy to something that's inherently a thick object. A generic adjective that fits into the template "xxx-thick" would be exactly what I'm looking for, others are okay too.

Example sentences for 'razor-thin':

  • "razor-thin slices of salmon"
  • "the new MacBook is razor-thin"
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    big chunks of... – ermanen Apr 29 '15 at 5:26
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    It would be easier if we knew what object you have in mind, salmon or something else entirely. For if you are looking for an opposite descriptor, as in "a xxxx-thick slice", I fear you are barking up the wrong tree, the language is under no obligation to provide one. – David Pugh Apr 29 '15 at 6:31
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    ..."slabs of salmon, thick as a brick." – Sven Yargs Apr 29 '15 at 6:42
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    @Mari-Lou A, Oh really? I wouldn't know, I've been vegetarian all my life. I just took the sentence from the Cambridge dictionary ;-) Someone actually used 'razor-thin' to talk about the new MacBook and that's when I got this question. – Bharath Manjesh Apr 29 '15 at 7:12
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    I think the opposite of a razor-thin computer or smartphone would be "bulky" or "clunky". @Sven: are salmon thick as bricks? I thought they were more intelligent than that. Relevant to the foodie angles, in the UK a stupid person used to be "thick as a docker's sandwich". – David Pugh Apr 29 '15 at 7:17
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  • a slab is a very thick slice. (I know, that's not an adjective.)

Other possibilities might be a

  • {hearty/ substantial/ generous} slice.

...but if you really want the opposite of the thinnest-possible slice, you want the largest-possible slice, which is not sliced at all, namely, the whole piece!

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