1225–75, Middle English wikked, wikke, an alteration of wicke, adjectival use of Old English wicca, from Proto-Germanic *wikkô. Pronunciation Adjective

wicked (comparative wickeder, superlative wickedest)

  1. Evil or mischievous by nature.
    Synonyms: evil, immoral, malevolent, malicious, nefarious, twisted, villainous, Thesaurus:evil
  2. (slang) Excellent; awesome; masterful.
    Synonyms: evil, awesome, bad, cool, dope, excellent, far out, groovy, hot, rad, Thesaurus:excellent
    That was a wicked guitar solo, bro!
Translations Translations Adverb

wicked (not comparable)

  1. (slang, New England, British) Very, extremely.
    Synonyms: hella, helluv
    The band we went to see the other night was wicked loud!
Translations Noun
  1. People who are wicked.
Translations Pronunciation Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of wick

wicked (not comparable)

  1. Having a wick.
    a two-wicked lamp
  • IPA: /ˈwɪkɪd/
  1. (UK, dialect, obsolete) Active; brisk.
  2. (Alternative form of) wick (Etymology 3 Adjective), as applying to inanimate objects only.
  3. (British, dialect, chiefly, Yorkshire) Infested with maggots.

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