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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 ?
We are so grateful to you for having killed the Wicked Witch of the East, and for setting our people free from bondage.
What could the little woman possibly mean by calling her a sorceress, and saying she had killed the Wicked Witch of the East?
It is true, some inconveniences attended this intercourse, and she had sometimes reason to cry out with Thisbe, in Shakspeare, "O, wicked, wicked wall
And, as your ladyship says, if she was deceived by some wicked man, the poor wretch is to be pitied.
Anne Shirley, didn't you know it was a wicked thing to do?
But I thought it was worth while to be a little wicked to get rid of red hair.
A WICKED Old Man finding himself ill sent for a Physician, who prescribed for him and went away.
The King mourned, but he did not think that the Queen had done the wicked deed, and as he was afraid the maiden would also be taken from him, he wanted to take her with him.
That's true, indeed; but I have been a wicked wretch, and have not only forgotten to acquaint thee with anything before, but have lived without God in the world myself.
There was something in Kate's manner that was not to be resisted, and so Nathaniel Pipkin complied with the invitation; and after a great deal of blushing on his part, and immoderate laughter on that of the wicked little cousin, Nathaniel Pipkin went down on his knees on the dewy grass, and declared his resolution to remain there for ever, unless he were permitted to rise the accepted lover of Maria Lobbs.
He certainly isn't the wild, dashing, wicked, young man Diana once wanted to marry," smiled Anne.
To give the history of a wicked life repented of, necessarily requires that the wicked part should be make as wicked as the real history of it will bear, to illustrate and give a beauty to the penitent part, which is certainly the best and brightest, if related with equal spirit and life.