wicked
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, alteration of wicke wicked, perhaps from Old English wicca Date: 13th century 1. morally very bad ; evil 2. a. fierce, vicious <
a wicked dog
>
b. disposed to or marked by mischief ; roguish <
does wicked impersonations
>
3. a. disgustingly unpleasant ; vile <
a wicked odor
>
b. causing or likely to cause harm, distress, or trouble <
a wicked storm
>
4. going beyond reasonable or predictable limits ; of exceptional quality or degree <
throws a wicked fastball
>
wickedly adverb II. adverb Date: 1980 very, extremely <
wicked fast
>

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