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wicked

Date: Jan 29 2009

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“That was wicked. I felt like a kid in a candy shop.”

-Actor Dev Patel on auditioning 15 beautiful women to play his love interest in the movie Slumdog Millionaire. (cinemablend.com)

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

great; wonderful; amazing; really cool

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

In slang, certain words mean the exact opposite of their original definition. For example, in slang, “bad” actually means “good.” In the same way, wicked, which normally means “evil” or “sinful,” in slang means “really great,” “awesome,” or “cool.”

Like most 18-year-old boys, Dev Patel thinks beautiful women are wicked. So when he got to practice shooting a romantic scene with 15 different girls who all wanted to play his love interest in Slumdog Millionaire, it was a wicked experience.

Usually, wicked acts as an adjective, modifying a noun, as in, “That car is wicked, or, “I went to a wicked party last night.” But we also sometimes use wicked as an adverb like really or very, as in, “My girlfriend is wicked hot.” As an adverb, wicked can emphasize any adjective, whether it’s positive or negative. So a movie can be wicked cool or it can be wicked stupid. You could even say that something was wicked wicked. But people might think you’re wicked strange if you do.

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“That was a really wicked movie we saw last night!

The new Metallica album is wicked. I love it!”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

Anarion13 It means cool
by Anarion13
it was funny and amusing
by kaushalyats
evelyn_BR Wicked can mean fantastic, excellent, wonderful.
by evelyn_BR
ice1234 means excellent......
by ice1234
wonder,great,masterful
by roxana_alavi
shyqj he feels very happiness ,the man like women
by shyqj
missroro great; wonderful; amazing; really cool
by missroro
hady In other words one can say: "That was wonderful, breathtaking!"
by hady

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Gustavo_F

Argentina

WOW, Wicked awesome!!!

12:11 AM Mar 23 2009 |

little DNA

little DNA

Viet Nam

this lesson is wicked interesting!!

11:18 AM Feb 17 2009 |

nour_2

nour_2

Syrian Arab Republic

wicked=cool
hehehehehe….it would be funny if i said tomorrow to my friend “you’r so wicked”then she will leave me alone…

09:13 PM Feb 12 2009 |

Aofjing

Aofjing

Thailand

Pretty wicked

05:35 PM Feb 01 2009 |

EDITH ^.~

EDITH ^.~

United States

I bought a new DS chess game last week. The game is totally wicked!

06:21 AM Feb 01 2009 |

maloud

maloud

Poland

wicked=freaking

05:41 PM Jan 31 2009 |

Marcelolic

Marcelolic

Brazil

That trip! how can a word has different meanings?! I think the portuguese language more easy! this is wicked crazy! hehe :P

01:52 PM Jan 31 2009 |

Amido Hernan Rios

Colombia

All my friends are wicked.

09:32 PM Jan 30 2009 |

helen2569

helen2569

China

It is wicked.

01:39 PM Jan 30 2009 |

miffoo

miffoo

Slovakia

great slang:)

10:06 AM Jan 30 2009 |

sweet soul

sweet soul

Saudi Arabia

this lesson is wicked :)

11:36 PM Jan 29 2009 |

jordanhom

jordanhom

China

The chinese new year is wicked boring…

01:44 PM Jan 29 2009 |

Arman_

Turkey

gorgeous

01:15 PM Jan 29 2009 |

Naomi1010

Naomi1010

Taiwan

Twilight is a really wicked movie. :P And Edward is wicked hot!!!

09:19 AM Jan 29 2009 |

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