wicked


1wick·ed

adjective \ˈwi-kəd\

: morally bad

: having or showing slightly bad thoughts in a way that is funny or not serious

: very bad or unpleasant

Full Definition of WICKED

1
:  morally very bad :  evil
2
a :  fierce, vicious <a wicked dog>
b :  disposed to or marked by mischief :  roguish <does wicked impersonations>
3
a :  disgustingly unpleasant :  vile <a wicked odor>
b :  causing or likely to cause harm, distress, or trouble <a wicked storm>
4
:  going beyond reasonable or predictable limits :  of exceptional quality or degree <throws a wicked fastball>
wick·ed·ly adverb

Examples of WICKED

  1. a wicked act of cruelty
  2. She played the part of the wicked stepmother in the play.
  3. She wore a wicked grin after her victory.
  4. She's known for having a wicked sense of humor.
  5. She had a wicked case of food poisoning.
  6. A wicked odor was coming from the closet.
  7. He throws a wicked fastball.

Origin of WICKED

Middle English, alteration of wicke wicked, perhaps from Old English wicca
First Known Use: 13th century

Related to WICKED

Synonyms
black, dark, evil, immoral, iniquitous, nefarious, rotten, sinful, unethical, unlawful, unrighteous, unsavory, vicious, vile, villainous, bad, wrong
Antonyms
decent, ethical, good, honest, honorable, just, moral, right, righteous, sublime, upright, virtuous

Rhymes with WICKED

2wicked

adverb

: very or extremely

Full Definition of WICKED

:  very, extremely <wicked fast>

Examples of WICKED

  1. His car goes wicked fast.
  2. All his friends thought he was wicked cool.
  3. The tickets were wicked expensive.

First Known Use of WICKED

1980

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