adjetivo (wickeder, wickedest)
- 1Evil or morally wrong: a wicked and unscrupulous politicianMás ejemplos en oraciones
evil, sinful, immoral, wrong, morally wrong, wrongful, bad, iniquitous, corrupt, black-hearted, ungodly, unholy, irreligious, unrighteous, sacrilegious, profane, blasphemous, impious, base, mean, vile; irreverent, villainous, nefarious, erring, fallen, impure, sullied, tainted, foul, monstrous, shocking, outrageous, atrocious, abominable, reprehensible, hateful, detestable, despicable, odious, contemptible, horrible, heinous, execrable, godless, diabolical, diabolic, fiendish, vicious, murderous, barbarous, black, dark, rotten; criminal, illicit, unlawful, illegal, illegitimate, lawless, felonious, indictable; perverted, reprobate, sordid, depraved, degenerate, dissolute, dishonourable, dishonest, unscrupulous, unprincipled, underhand, roguishmalfeasant• archaic dastardly
- When they do appear it is often in highly stereotypical guises - evil hags, wicked stepmothers or outrageous prostitutes.
- They began as innocent children and were gradually rendered wicked and evil and absolutely corrupt by the treatment they received at the hands of those they most trusted!
- ‘Blacker than night were the eyes of Makiko, wicked and evil while casting her spell,’ sang Powell.
- 1.1Intended to or capable of harming someone or something: [in combination]: he pulled the long, wicked-looking dagger from its sheathMás ejemplos en oraciones
- To fend them off, he transforms himself into Paperboy, an African American superhero who punishes with paper objects and wicked paper cuts.
- He smiled pleasantly and held up a black-gloved hand to show a short, wicked knife with a taped handle and curving blue blade.
- 1.2 • informal Extremely unpleasant: despite the sun, the wind outside was wickedMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Wicked weather passing through Staten Island is responsible this evening for scattered power outages.
- A wicked wind blew through the town, snapping shutters still open, throwing leaves into faces, pushing to the ground folks hurrying home in the falling darkness.
- 2Playfully mischievous: a wicked sense of humourMás ejemplos en oraciones
- In person, the foreboding man in the trench coat on the back cover of The Manhattan Hunt Club is a jovial, mischievous elf with a wicked sense of humor and a love of gossip.
- Karen, as far I could make out, was a lovely girl, very kind, but with a cheeky, wicked sense of humour that matched the impish glint in her eye.
- In fact, it's not a bad way to get to the highlights of the day's news because most Australian political cartoonists have the ability to get to the heart of an issue with a wicked sense of humour or irony.
- 3 • informal Excellent; wonderful: Sophie makes wicked cakesMás ejemplos en oraciones
excellent, superb, superlative, first-rate, first-class, superior, outstanding, remarkable, dazzling, marvellous, magnificent, wonderful, splendid, admirable, noteworthy, impressive, fine, exquisite, exceptional, glorious, sublime, peerless, perfect, of the first water• informal super, great, fantastic, fabulous, terrific, awesome, heavenly, stellar, ace, smashing, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, A1, tip-top, top-notch, neat, mega, cool, banging, cracking, crucial• informal , • dated divine
- The first time had been fast and wicked and wonderful.
- Whatever the case may be, anything that beeps and buzzes when it moves, and talks like an omniscient Speak & Spell, is automatically wicked boss cool.
- I thought it was a wicked cool quote but I never understood it.
no rest (or peace) for the wicked
- • humorous The speaker’s heavy workload or lack of tranquillity is due to their sinful life.[with biblical allusion to Isa. 48:22, 57:21]Más ejemplos en oraciones
- But there's no rest for the wicked, as Anne will start almost immediately on the planning for next year's event.
- There is no rest for the wicked in this job - I'm back on the road tomorrow.
- My money, for what it's worth, would be on the wee guy - but it turns out there is no peace for the wicked down at Kingsholm.
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- But this is itself a grossly defamatory and wickedly unfair accusation.
- The guests inside the bar point and cackle wickedly at his rejection.
- The script is sharp, the performances wickedly knowing, and the art direction is brilliant.
Middle English: probably from Old English wicca 'witch' + -ed1.