wicked: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (wik'id), [key]
— adj., adv. -er, -est,
  1. evil or morally bad in principle or practice; sinful; iniquitous: wicked people; wicked habits.
  2. mischievous or playfully malicious: These wicked kittens upset everything.
  3. distressingly severe, as a storm, wound, or cold: a wicked winter.
  4. unjustifiable; dreadful; beastly: wicked prices; a wicked exam.
  5. having a bad disposition; ill-natured; mean: a wicked horse.
  6. spiteful; malevolent; vicious: a wicked tongue.
  7. extremely troublesome or dangerous: wicked roads.
  8. unpleasant; foul: a wicked odor.
  9. wonderful; great; masterful; deeply satisfying: He blows a wicked trumpet.
  1. very; really; totally: That shirt is wicked cool.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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