English explanatory dictionary online >> wicked


Results for: wicked

wicked

wicked


wick·ed  (wkd)
adj. wick·ed·er, wick·ed·est
1. Evil by nature and in practice: 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 critics 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.]

wicked·ly adv.
wicked·ness n.


wicked  /wkd/  adj. 1 very bad, evil: A wicked man took the child from his parents. 2 fig. severe, (syn.) formidable: I have a wicked pain in my back. 3 adj.adv.slang very: The concert last night was <adv.> wicked good. -adv. wickedly; -n. [U] wickedness. wicked

Enter word: