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wickedadjective

uk   /ˈwɪk.ɪd/  us   /ˈwɪk.ɪd/
  • wicked adjective (BAD)

C2 morallywrong and ​bad: It was a wicked thing to do. Of ​course, in the end, the wicked ​witch gets ​killed.
slightly immoral or ​bad for you, but in an ​attractive way: a wicked ​grin a wicked ​sense of ​humour

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wickedadjective

 us   /ˈwɪk·ɪd/
morallywrong and ​bad: He was a wicked, ​ruthless, and ​dishonest man.
Wicked can also ​meanslightlybad, but in an ​attractive way: She has a wicked ​sense of ​humor.
slang Wicked also ​meansextreme: The ​demands of fund-raising are wicked.
(Definition of wicked from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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