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wicked (adj.)

c. 1200, extended form of earlier wick "bad, wicked, false" (12c.), which apparently is an adjectival use of Old English wicca "wizard" (see witch). Formed as if a past participle, but there is no corresponding verb. For evolution, compare wretched from wretch. Slang ironic sense of "wonderful" first attested 1920, in F. Scott Fitzgerald. As an adverb from early 15c. Related: Wickedly.

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Definitions of wicked from WordNet

wicked (adj.)
morally bad in principle or practice;
wicked (adj.)
having committed unrighteous acts;
Synonyms: sinful / unholy
wicked (adj.)
intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality;
a wicked cough
under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
Synonyms: severe / terrible
wicked (adj.)
naughtily or annoyingly playful;
a wicked prank
Synonyms: arch / impish / implike / mischievous / pixilated / prankish / puckish
wicked (adj.)
highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust;
a wicked stench
Synonyms: disgusting / disgustful / distasteful / foul / loathly / loathsome / repellent / repellant / repelling / revolting / skanky / yucky
From wordnet.princeton.edu