Dictionary.com

Wicca

[ wik-uh ]
/ ˈwɪk ə /
Save This Word!

noun
a nature-oriented religion having rituals and practices derived from pre-Christian religious beliefs and typically incorporating modern witchcraft of a benevolent kind.See also neopaganism.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of Wicca

First recorded in 1950–55; adapted from Old English wicca “male sorcerer” (Middle English wicch(e), “sorcerer (male or female)”; see also witch, wicked

OTHER WORDS FROM Wicca

Wic·can, noun, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Wicca in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Wicca

Wicca
/ (ˈwɪkə) /

noun
(sometimes not capital) the cult or practice of witchcraft

Derived forms of Wicca

Wiccan, noun, adjective

Word Origin for Wicca

C20: revival of Old English wicca witch
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK