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wicked
American English: /ˈwɪkɪd/
British English: /ˈwɪkɪd/

Translation of wicked in Spanish:

adjective -er, -est

  • 1 1.1 (evil)
    (thought)
    (lie)
    that was a wicked thing to do
    eso fue una maldad
    the wicked fairy
    el hada mala
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (vicious) a wicked-looking knife
    un cuchillo siniestro
    a wicked temper
    un carácter terrible or [colloquial] de todos los diablos
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.3 (mischievous)
    (grin/laugh)
    come here, you wicked little boy!
    ¡ven aquí, pilluelo! [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.4 (scandalous) [colloquial]
    (price/waste)
    it's wicked what they charge!
    ¡es escandaloso or es un escándalo or es una vergüenza lo que cobran!
  • 2 (very good) [colloquial]
    padrísimo (Mexico) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • 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.

plural noun

  • (there's) no peace o rest for the wicked
    no hay paz or descanso para los malvados

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