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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.
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wickedadjective

uk   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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