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wicked

wick·ed

wicked

 
pronunciation:
wI kihd
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: morally evil in actions or principles; sinful.
antonyms:
good, sinless, upright, virtuous
similar words:
bad, black, evil, immoral, miscreant, nefarious, satanic, sinful, sinister, vicious
definition 2: malicious or mischievous; naughty or roguish.
You wicked child.a wicked sense of humor
similar words:
bad, evil, malign, malignant, naughty, satanic, sinister
definition 3: painful, harmful, or dangerous.
a wicked sore throata wicked fall from a horse
similar words:
malign, malignant
definition 4: (informal) impressive or formidable.
He plays a wicked trumpet.He has a wicked backhand.
similar words:
mean, tough
derivations: wickedly (adv.), wickedness (n.)
Word History
Wicked comes from an Old English word that means "to give way," "bend easily," or "be weak."
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