Wicked Definition

wĭkĭd
wickedest
adjective
wickedest
Morally bad or wrong; acting or done with evil intent; depraved.
Webster's New World
Vicious; cruel.
The wicked king.
Webster's New World
Naughty in a playful way; mischievous.
Webster's New World
Painful, unpleasant, etc.
A wicked blow on the head.
Webster's New World
Highly offensive; obnoxious.
A wicked stench.
American Heritage
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adverb
Used as an intensive.
American Heritage

(slang, New England, UK) Very, extremely.

The band we went to see the other night was wicked loud!
Wiktionary
noun
People who are wicked.
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verb

Simple past tense and past participle of wick.

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Other Word Forms of Wicked

Adjective

Base Form:
wicked
Comparative:
wickeder
Superlative:
wickedest

Origin of Wicked

  • 1225-75 Middle English wikked, wikke, an alteration of wicke, adjectival use of Old English wicca (“wizard, sorcerer")

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English alteration of wicke ultimately from Old English wicca sorcerer witch

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • See wick

    From Wiktionary

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