[ US /ˈwɪkəd/ ]
  1. morally bad in principle or practice
  2. naughtily or annoyingly playful
    teasing and worrying with impish laughter
    a wicked prank
  3. highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    a disgusting smell
    a loathsome disease
    revolting food
    a wicked stench
    distasteful language
    the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
  4. intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
    a terrible cough
    severe pain
    under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
    a wicked cough
    a severe case of flu
  5. having committed unrighteous acts
    a sinful person
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How To Use wicked In A Sentence

  • Once upon a time, 12 young men were turned into swans by their wicked stepmother. Times, Sunday Times
  • We live in a world soiled by the grossness and wickedness and filth of sin.
  • It was an instance of the great wickedness of the Jews that they were thus enraged; and this in Deuteronomy is the matter of a threatening. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)
  • He has become one of the most wicked on a continent that has seen more than its fair share.
  • I don't often use words like ‘wickedness’ to describe acts of inhumanity.
  • Political bias - raw and wicked - blights American newspapers and TV news.
  • They suppose that all rich men are wicked.
  • Blondel's smile widened into a wicked grin.
  • Is she a wicked witch or a beloved'alternative' voice? Times, Sunday Times
  • For this cause also God has banished from His presence him who did of his own accord stealthily sow the tares, that is, him who brought about the transgression; [4433] but He took compassion upon man, who, through want of care no doubt, but still wickedly [on the part of another], became involved in disobedience; and ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus
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