Translation of wicked in Spanish:


malvado, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˈwɪkɪd//ˈwɪkɪd/


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    • 1.1(evil)

      (person) malvado
      (person) perverso
      (person) malo
      (person) maligno
      (thought) malo
      (lie) infame
      (lie) vil
      that was a wicked thing to do eso fue una maldad
      • the wicked fairy el hada mala
      • It makes people depressed and pessimistic; it is the wicked thing that politicians do quite routinely.
      • ‘That evil, wicked idiot,’ Dorian said after class as he and Jane walked together down the hallway.
      • Yes, this kind of research is illegal and wicked.
      • They began as innocent children and were gradually rendered wicked and evil and absolutely corrupt by the treatment they received at the hands of those they most trusted!
      • One can only marvel at the fiendish and diabolical powers of darkness under Hillary's wicked command.
      • Those who are good are too often portrayed as evil; indefensibly wicked acts are made less so by the way they are described.
      • This darkly comic fable tells how the revenge plans for a New Year's Eve party go horribly wrong, as two wicked sisters plan the downfall of the third and most successful one.
      • ‘Blacker than night were the eyes of Makiko, wicked and evil while casting her spell,’ sang Powell.
      • To call the steward dishonest, shameful, unjust, unrighteous, or wicked is too harsh.
      • So I seek absolution from my wicked thoughts, and I promise to be calm and serene from now on.
      • Where the defendant's comment imputes corrupt, dishonest or wicked motives to the claimant the position is different.
      • As usual the hunters show complete disregard, even contempt for people who live in this village many of whom, like me, are totally opposed to this wicked and barbaric pastime.
      • Sikhs believe that God is inside every person, no matter how wicked they appear, and so everyone is capable of change.
      • When they do appear it is often in highly stereotypical guises - evil hags, wicked stepmothers or outrageous prostitutes.
      • While they waited for the disease to burn itself out, they entertained each other with racy stories about wicked priests and randy nuns.
      • Her character demands that she appears a little wholesome, so we don't believe she's capable of anything wicked.
      • These aristocrats are wicked, all right, but they're not terribly decadent.
      • ‘It is a graphic reminder that we are living in a world with evil and wicked persons, like vultures waiting for their prey,’ he said.
      • Her eye caught the chest by the door, and she went to it hesitantly, feeling that its contents had been tainted somehow by the wicked man with the dark hair.
      • Once the sins pass, the wicked are no more - not because they have come to harm, but because they are no longer truly wicked.

    • 1.2(vicious)

      (blow) malintencionado
      a wicked-looking knife un cuchillo siniestro
      • a wicked temper un carácter de todos los diablos
      • He smiled pleasantly and held up a black-gloved hand to show a short, wicked knife with a taped handle and curving blue blade.
      • To fend them off, he transforms himself into Paperboy, an African American superhero who punishes with paper objects and wicked paper cuts.

    • 1.3(mischievous)

      (laugh/grin) travieso
      (grin/laugh) pícaro
      come here, you wicked little boy! ¡ven aquí, pilluelo! informal
      • Rocky had a wicked gleam in his eye and urged them on toward the door.
      • She turns around and sees my wicked grin and immediately wonders what is going on.
      • He was a real wind up merchant with a wicked sense of humour - he had everyone in hysterics and he will be very sadly missed.
      • Bert grins, as only he can, with a sparkle of wicked glee and supercilious superiority.
      • He moved a little in his sleep, a delightfully wicked smile coming on to his lips.
      • In fact, it's not a bad way to get to the highlights of the day's news because most Australian political cartoonists have the ability to get to the heart of an issue with a wicked sense of humour or irony.
      • Even with a language barrier, it was always possible to communicate through smiles and jollity, for the Egyptians have a very wicked sense of humour.
      • She had a droll voice and a rather wicked sense of humor.
      • My first old Tom cat, Jimmy, who had a wicked sense of humor, would often wait for me to get every piece in place and then casually knock it all down with a flick of one big paw.
      • As we all know, Sally had a wicked sense of humour.
      • He didn't give her time to respond, only flashed her a brilliant, wicked smile.
      • Her husband, George, is an attorney with a wicked sense of humor and an often unique conservative slant on things.
      • She's not a dressy girl, which I like, but she's flirty and engaging, and has a wicked sense of humor.
      • Doris, her elegant mother, had Sue's same wicked sense of humour.
      • The actor grins and suddenly there's a wicked gleam in her eye.
      • Always, in the past, you could rely on wicked one-liners and glorious cameo roles.
      • But the mirth is fleeting and the hysterical laughter, I suspect, is triggered more by nervous tension than by a wicked sense of humour.
      • Karen, as far I could make out, was a lovely girl, very kind, but with a cheeky, wicked sense of humour that matched the impish glint in her eye.
      • But the presence of his young son brought welcome vitality to the household of the Princess, known for her vivacious character and wicked sense of humour.
      • In person, the foreboding man in the trench coat on the back cover of The Manhattan Hunt Club is a jovial, mischievous elf with a wicked sense of humor and a love of gossip.

    • 1.4informal (scandalous)

      (waste/price) escandaloso
      it's wicked what they charge! ¡es escandaloso / es un escándalo / es una vergüenza lo que cobran!

  • 2informal

    (very good)
    sensacional informal
    padrísimo Mexico informal

plural noun

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    (there's) no peace / rest for the wicked no hay paz / descanso para los malvados