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wick·ed

 (wĭk′ĭd)
adj. wick·ed·er, wick·ed·est
1. Evil or immoral: "this wicked man Hitler, the repository and embodiment of many forms of soul-destroying hatred" (Winston S. Churchill).
2. Playfully malicious or mischievous: a wicked prank; a critic's wicked wit.
3. Severe and distressing: a wicked cough; a wicked gash; wicked driving conditions.
4. Highly offensive; obnoxious: a wicked stench.
5. Slang Strikingly good, effective, or skillful: a wicked curve ball; a wicked imitation.
adv. Slang
Used as an intensive: "a ... body suit, which she describes as wicked comfortable" (Nathan Cobb).

[Middle English, alteration of wicke, ultimately from Old English wicca, sorcerer; see witch.]

wick′ed·ly adv.
wick′ed·ness n.

wicked

(ˈwɪkɪd)
adj
1.
a. morally bad in principle or practice
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the wicked.
2. mischievous or roguish, esp in a playful way: a wicked grin.
3. causing injury or harm
4. troublesome, unpleasant, or offensive
5. slang very good
[C13: from dialect wick, from Old English wicca sorcerer, wicce witch1]
ˈwickedly adv
ˈwickedness n

wick•ed

(ˈwɪk ɪd)

adj. -er, -est,
adv. adj.
1. evil or morally bad; sinful.
2. mischievous or playfully malicious.
3. distressingly severe, as weather.
4. unjustifiable; dreadful; beastly: wicked prices.
5. having a bad disposition; ill-natured; mean.
6. spiteful; vicious: a wicked tongue.
7. hazardous; dangerous: wicked roads.
8. unpleasant; foul: a wicked odor.
9. Slang. wonderful; great.
adv.
10. Slang. very; totally: a wicked cool shirt.
[1225–75; Middle English wikked=wikke bad (representing adj. use of Old English wicca wizard; compare witch)]
wick′ed•ly, adv.

wicked

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wicked - morally bad in principle or practice
evil - morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"
immoral - deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong
impious - lacking piety or reverence for a god
wrong - contrary to conscience or morality or law; "it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor"; "cheating is wrong"; "it is wrong to lie"
unrighteous - not righteous; "an unrighteous man"; "an unrighteous law"
virtuous - morally excellent
2.wicked - having committed unrighteous actswicked - having committed unrighteous acts; "a sinful person"
unrighteous - not righteous; "an unrighteous man"; "an unrighteous law"
3.wicked - intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality; "severe pain"; "a severe case of flu"; "a terrible cough"; "under wicked fire from the enemy's guns"; "a wicked cough"
intense - possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense"
4.wicked - naughtily or annoyingly playfulwicked - naughtily or annoyingly playful; "teasing and worrying with impish laughter"; "a wicked prank"
playful - full of fun and high spirits; "playful children just let loose from school"
5.wicked - highly offensivewicked - highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"
offensive - unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors"

wicked

adjective
3. agonizing, terrible, acute, severe, intense, awful, painful, fierce, mighty, dreadful, fearful, gut-wrenching A wicked pain shot through his injured elbow.
4. harmful, terrible, intense, mighty, crashing, dreadful, destructive, injurious The wind gets so wicked you want to stay indoors while the sea rages.
harmful pleasant, mild, harmless, wholesome, innocuous
5. (Slang) expert, great (informal), strong, powerful, masterly, wonderful, outstanding, remarkable, ace (informal), first-class, marvellous, mighty, dazzling, skilful, A1 (informal), adept, deft, adroit John's a wicked tennis player. He always wins.
Quotations
"There is no peace unto the wicked" Bible: Isaiah

wicked

adjective
1. Morally objectionable:
2. Characterized by intense ill will or spite:
Slang: bitchy.
3. Hard to treat, manage, or cope with:
Informal: pesky.
Slang: mean.
Translations
شِرّير، مُؤْذٍشَرِير
skvělýzlý
ond
pahapirunsiistivähän
podao
baromi jó
vondur, illur
邪悪な
사악한
negerai
ļaunsnegodīgs
zloben
elaksyndig
ชั่วร้าย
xấu xa

wicked

[ˈwɪkɪd]
A. ADJ
1. (= evil) → malvado, cruel
that was a wicked thing to doeso no se perdona
2. (= naughty) [grin, look, suggestion] → pícaro
he gave a wicked grinsonrió con picardía
a wicked sense of humourun sentido del humor socarrón
3. (fig) [price] → escandaloso; [satire] → muy mordaz, cruel; [temper] → terrible; (= very bad) → horroroso, horrible
a wicked wasteun despilfarro escandaloso
it's wicked weatherhace un tiempo horrible
it's a wicked car to starteste coche es horrible para arrancar
4. (= brilliant) → de puta madre, estupendo, guay
B. N no rest or peace for the wickedno hay descanso para los malvados

wicked

[ˈwɪkɪd] adj
(= evil) [person] → méchant(e); [act] → abject(e)
a wicked, cruel man → un homme méchant et cruel
It was clear that he had done something wicked
BUT Il était clair qu'il avait fait quelque chose de mal.
(= mischievous) [grin, look] → diabolique; [sense of humour] → diabolique
He gave me a wicked grin → Il me lança un sourire diabolique.
(= disgraceful) [prices] → monstrueux/euse; [waste] → épouvantable
It's a wicked waste of resources → C'est un épouvantable gaspillage.
(= great, cool) → méchamment cool
The film was wicked → Le film était méchamment cool.

wicked

adj
(= evil) person etcböse; (= immoral)schlecht, gottlos; (= indulging in vices)lasterhaft; that was a wicked thing to dodas war aber gemein or böse or niederträchtig (von dir/ihm etc); it’s wicked to tease animalsTiere zu quälen ist gemein; it’s wicked to tell lies/swearLügen/Fluchen ist hässlich
(= vicious)böse; weapongemein (inf), → niederträchtig, heimtückisch; satireboshaft; blow, frost, wind, weathergemein (inf), → böse; he has a wicked temperer ist unbeherrscht or aufbrausend or jähzornig; the dog has a wicked temperder Hund ist bösartig
(= mischievous) smile, look, grinfrech, boshaft; you wicked girl, youdu schlimmes Mädchen or du freches Stück (inf)(du)!; I’ve just had a wicked ideamir fällt (gerade) was Tolles (inf)or (practical joke) → ein guter Streich ein
(inf: = scandalous) price etchanebüchen (inf), → unverschämt; it’s a wicked shamees ist jammerschade; it’s wicked what they chargees ist hanebüchen (inf)or unverschämt or nicht mehr feierlich (inf), → was sie verlangen
(sl: = very good) → geil (sl)

wicked

[ˈwɪkɪd] adj (person, remark, smile) → cattivo/a, malvagio/a; (mischievous) → malizioso/a; (satire) → sferzante; (system, policy) → iniquo/a (fam) (price, weather) → allucinante
she has a wicked temper → ha un caratteraccio
that was a wicked thing to do → è stata una cattiveria
a wicked blow → un brutto colpo
a wicked sense of humour → un senso dell'umorismo un po' malizioso

wicked

(ˈwikid) adjective
evil; sinful. He is a wicked man; That was a wicked thing to do.
ˈwickedly adverb
ˈwickedness noun

wicked

شَرِير zlý ond böse επαίσχυντος malvado paha malicieux podao cattivo 邪悪な 사악한 kwaadaardig ond niegodziwy malvado злобный elak ชั่วร้าย hain xấu xa 邪恶的
References in classic literature ?
Once I was wicked enough to stop in a thrilling place, and say meekly, "I'm afraid it tires you, ma'am.
As a tigress whose cub had been threatened would she appear, coming out of the shadows, steal- ing noiselessly along and holding the long wicked scissors in her hand.
With ingenuous frankness he spoke of what a wicked, ill-disciplined boy he had been, and impulsively drew up his cuff to exhibit upon his wrist the scar from a saber cut which he had received in a duel outside of Paris when he was nineteen.
I should think myself wicked, unto rebellion against His will, was I to burrow with such warnings in the air
To one or two rather officious offers of sympathy, her responses were little short of acrimonious; and, we regret to say, Hepzibah was thrown into a positively unchristian state of mind by the suspicion that one of her customers was drawn to the shop, not by any real need of the article which she pretended to seek, but by a wicked wish to stare at her.
She remembered -- betwixt a smile and a shudder -- the talk of the neighbouring townspeople, who, seeking vainly elsewhere for the child's paternity, and observing some of her odd attributes, had given out that poor little Pearl was a demon offspring: such as, ever since old Catholic times, had occasionally been seen on earth, through the agency of their mother's sin, and to promote some foul and wicked purpose.
If he had been wicked he would have "caught" it, and I should have caught it by the rebound--I should have found the trace.
but the sea rebels; he will not bear the wicked burden.
I don't know, Flask, but the devil is a curious chap, and a wicked one, I tell ye.
I hate to be suspicious, and, thank heaven, I have no cause to be, for I can trust my men, present or absent; but there are mean scoundrels, wicked enough to rob a dumb beast of his food.
It was so evidently a wicked thing to spend one's pennies for drink, when the working class was wandering in darkness, and waiting to be delivered; the price of a glass of beer would buy fifty copies of a leaflet, and one could hand these out to the unregenerate, and then get drunk upon the thought of the good that was being accomplished.
O, pray yourself, George, and go trusting in him; then you won't do anything wicked.