What does wicked mean?

Definitions for wicked
ˈwɪk ɪdwicked

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wicked(adj)

    morally bad in principle or practice

  2. sinful, unholy, wicked(adj)

    having committed unrighteous acts

    "a sinful person"

  3. severe, terrible, wicked(adj)

    intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality

    "severe pain"; "a severe case of flu"; "a terrible cough"; "under wicked fire from the enemy's guns"; "a wicked cough"

  4. arch, impish, implike, mischievous, pixilated, prankish, puckish, wicked(adj)

    naughtily or annoyingly playful

    "teasing and worrying with impish laughter"; "a wicked prank"

  5. disgusting, disgustful, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repellant, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky(adj)

    highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust

    "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wicked(adj)

    having a wick; -- used chiefly in composition; as, a two-wicked lamp

  2. Wicked(adj)

    evil in principle or practice; deviating from morality; contrary to the moral or divine law; addicted to vice or sin; sinful; immoral; profligate; -- said of persons and things; as, a wicked king; a wicked woman; a wicked deed; wicked designs

  3. Wicked(adj)

    cursed; baneful; hurtful; bad; pernicious; dangerous

  4. Wicked(adj)

    ludicrously or sportively mischievous; disposed to mischief; roguish

Freebase

  1. Wicked

    Wicked is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Winnie Holzman. It is based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, a parallel novel of the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz and L. Frank Baum's classic story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The musical is told from the perspective of the witches of the Land of Oz; its plot begins before and continues after Dorothy's arrival in Oz from Kansas and includes several references to the 1939 film and Baum's novel. Wicked tells the story of two unlikely friends, Elphaba and Glinda, who struggle through opposing personalities and viewpoints, rivalry over the same love-interest, reactions to the Wizard's corrupt government, and, ultimately, Elphaba's public fall from grace. Produced by Universal Pictures in coalition with Marc Platt and David Stone, the Joe Mantello–directed and Wayne Cilento–choreographed original production of Wicked premiered on Broadway at the Gershwin Theatre in October 2003, after completing pre-Broadway SHN tryouts at San Francisco's Curran Theatre in May 2003. Its original stars included Idina Menzel as Elphaba, Kristin Chenoweth as Glinda, and Joel Grey as the Wizard. The original Broadway production won three Tony Awards and six Drama Desk Awards whilst its cast album received a Grammy Award. It has since celebrated its ninth anniversary on October 30, 2012, and played for 3,886 performances, making Wicked the 12th longest-running Broadway show in history.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wicked

    wik′ed, adj. evil in principle or practice: deviating from morality: sinful: ungodly: mischievous: (prov.) active, brisk.—n. (B.) a wicked person, (pl.) wicked persons collectively.—adv. Wick′edly.—n. Wick′edness.—Wicked Bible, an edition printed in 1632 in which the word 'not' was omitted in Exodus xx. 14.—The wicked one, the devil. [Orig. a pa.p. with the sense 'rendered evil' from wikken, to make evil, wikke, bad; A.S. wicca, wizard.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wicked' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3157

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wicked' in Adjectives Frequency: #973

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wicked in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wicked in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of wicked in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Russell:

    It's a wicked storm.

  2. Lanes:

    No peace for the wicked

  3. Seneca:

    He who spares the wicked injures the good.

  4. Miguel de Cervantes:

    God bears with the wicked, but not forever.

  5. Woody Allen, "Without Feathers":

    The wicked at heart probably know something.

Images & Illustrations of wicked

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