wicked

[ wik-id ]
/ ˈwɪk ɪd /

adjective, wick·ed·er, wick·ed·est.

adverb

Slang. very; really; totally: That shirt is wicked cool.

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Origin of wicked

1225–75; Middle English wikked, equivalent to wikke bad (representing adj. use of Old English wicca wizard; cf. witch) + -ed-ed3

synonym study for wicked

1. See bad1.

OTHER WORDS FROM wicked

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH wicked

wicca, wicked
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British Dictionary definitions for wicked

wicked
/ (ˈwɪkɪd) /

adjective

  1. morally bad in principle or practice
  2. (as collective noun; preceded by the)the wicked
mischievous or roguish, esp in a playful waya wicked grin
causing injury or harm
troublesome, unpleasant, or offensive
slang very good

Derived forms of wicked

wickedly, adverbwickedness, noun

Word Origin for wicked

C13: from dialect wick, from Old English wicca sorcerer, wicce witch 1
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