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wicked (1)

adjective semantic change
An adjective that modifies in intensity another adjective often with positive connotations. This adjective seems to follow the same pattern as other slang intensifiers such as sick, crazy, etc.
 
"A wicked cool course."
Etymology : A complete shift from wicked's original meaning of wretched in that it has been ameliorated to something positive.
Source : Etymonline, from a good friend, 10/26/2010
Last modified: 9 December 2010


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