adjective, wick·ed·er, wick·ed·est.
Origin of wicked
SYNONYMS FOR wicked
Can be confusedwicca wicked
Definition for wicked (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of wick1
Related formswick·less, adjective
Examples from the Web for wicked
He once experimented with dressing as “Hilda the Wicked Witch” as a way to expand his business to Halloween.Kerry Bentivolio: The Congressman Who Believes in Santa Claus|Ben Jacobs|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Wicked William,” as he was known, made short work of her fortune.
MacDonald saw a lot that day, including gold candlesticks, the Kingdom of Heaven, and lots of violent judgment for the wicked.The Rapture: The Theological Idea That Inspired ‘The Leftovers’|Matthew Paul Turner|July 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Polish them until they gleam with malice, wicked glee, and non-registry gifts.
Now the former ‘Wicked’ star is back in ‘Oz’—and talking about her journey.How Megan Hilty Survived TV Flops ‘Smash’ and ‘Sean Saves the World’ With Grace|Kevin Fallon|May 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And he agreed with her, that it was a wicked thing for a woman to come between a man and the girl he was to marry.The God of His Fathers|Jack London
"I do not think it likely they could be so wicked," said my father.Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood|George MacDonald
He saw the coming lash, the wicked promise in those small narrowed eyes.Storm Over Warlock|Andre Norton
"It was most disgraceful and wicked," chimed in a second lady.Tom Gerrard|Louis Becke
"Wicked men may say all sorts of things about me," he muttered in a trembling voice.A Russian Proprietor|Lyof N. Tolstoi
British Dictionary definitions for wicked (1 of 5)
- morally bad in principle or practice
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the wicked