wicked
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wicked(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (evil)
a. malvado
The wicked king tormented his subjects until he was overthrown.El rey malvado atormentó a sus súbditos hasta que fue derrocado.
The wicked witch turned the little girl into a newt.La bruja malvada convirtió a la niña en un tritón.
b. malo
I know there are wicked people in this world, but I try to maintain my faith in humanity.Sé que hay gente mala en el mundo, pero intento no perder mi fe en la humanidad.
c. perverso
Our boss is a wicked individual. He would do anything to see us suffer.Nuestro jefe es un tipo perverso. Haría lo que fuera para vernos sufrir.
2. (mischievous)
a. travieso
That wicked child spent the time chasing our cat.Ese niño travieso se pasó el rato persiguiendo a nuestro gato.
b. pícaro
A wicked smile danced on her lips.Una sonrisa pícara le bailaba en los labios.
c. malicioso
My friends played a very wicked trick on me.Mis amigos me gastaron una broma muy maliciosa.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(scathing)
a. mordaz
She has a very wicked sense of humor.Tiene un sentido del humor muy mordaz.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(excessive)
a. de escándalo
The food was good, but the prices were wicked.La comida estuvo bien, pero los precios eran de escándalo.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(horrible)
a. horroroso
This heat is wicked! I need to find some shade.¡Qué calor más horroroso! Necesito un poco de sombra.
b. terrible
She's always been nice to us, but her son says she has a wicked temper.Siempre ha sido simpática con nosotros, pero su hijo dice que tiene un genio terrible.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(excellent)
a. genial
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The guitarist played some wicked solos.El guitarrista tocó unos solos geniales.
b. buenísimo
We had a wicked time at the beach this weeked.La pasamos buenísimo en la playa este fin de semana.
c. chévere
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
That was a wicked concert!¡Ese concierto estuvo chévere!
d. bacán
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
That's a wicked car you've got there.Tu carro está bacán.
e. padrísimo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
That was a wicked party at the club last night.Qué fiesta padrísima en el antro anoche.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
7. (evil people)
a. los malvados
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There's no rest for the wicked.No hay descanso para los malvados.
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wicked
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (evil)
a. perverso(a), malo(a)
2. (dreadful)
a. horroroso(a), horrible
a wicked sense of humorun sentido del humor muy pícaro
3. (colloquial)
a. genial (excellent)
b. guay
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
c. chévere
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
d. tenaz
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
e. muy padre
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
f. arrecho(a)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
g. bárbaro(a) (River Plate)
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wicked [ˈwɪkɪd]
adjective
1 (evil) malvado; cruel
that was a wicked thing to do eso no se perdona
2 (naughty) [+grin, look, suggestion] pícaro
he gave a wicked grin sonrió con picardía; a wicked sense of humour un sentido del humor socarrón
3 [+price] escandaloso; [+satire] muy mordaz; cruel; [+temper] terrible; (very bad) horroroso; horrible
a wicked waste un despilfarro escandaloso; it's wicked weather hace un tiempo horrible; it's a wicked car to start este coche es horrible para arrancar
4 (brilliant) de puta madre (very_informal); estupendo (informal); guay (informal)
noun
no rest or peace for the wicked no hay descanso para los malvados
Yes, you realise, there is no rest for the wicked on these weekends, as you race around washing sheets, basting small animals and filling everyone's glasses `Oh, well," Jade says as she struggles into her undersized apron, `no rest for the wicked."
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