Wicked Witch of the West


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Wicked Witch of the West

the terror of Oz. [Am. Lit.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz]
See: Evil

Wicked Witch of the West

uses her powers to upset the plans of Dorothy and her friends. [Am. Lit. and Cin.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz]
References in periodicals archive ?
That show has since toured the UK twice and now Ceri has spent the last two months performing nightly as the Wicked Witch of the West alongside Helena Blackman, inset left, runner-up in the reality show How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?, who plays Dorothy.
Judy Garland (Dorothy Gale) Frank Morgan (Professor Marvel / Guardian / Wizard) Ray Bolger (Hunk Andrews / Scarecrow) Bert Lahr (Zeke / Cowardly Lion) Jack Haley (Hickory Twicker / Tin Woodsman) Billie Burke (Glinda, the Good Witch) Margaret Hamilton (Miss Almira Gulch / The Wicked Witch of the West) Charley Grapewin (Uncle Henry) Pat Walshe (Nikko) Clara Blandick (Aunt Em) Charley Becker (Mayor) Meinhardt Raabe (Coroner)
In his mind, a kind-hearted woman will have supermodel looks even if, to everyone else, she's the Wicked Witch of the West's uglier sister.
Let her alone, and she'll dissolve, like the Wicked Witch of the West."
After an encounter with the Wonderful Wizard of Oz, their lives take very different paths, with Glinda becoming the Good miss Witch of the North, and Elphaba transforming into the Wicked Witch of the West.
Speculations are on as to the root of the evil queen's war against the Wicked Witch of the West.
In the next kingdom it was a no contest as all the flying monkeys voted for the Wicked Witch of the West, she also got the sympathy vote from the followers of the Wicked Queen of the East - a tragic victim of the housing crash as she was walked along the yellow brick road admiring her Red Louboutins.
The book turns the 1900 classic the Wizard of Oz on its head charting the early years of the Wicked Witch of the West. The talented teenager topped the 17-25 year old category for entries that reinterpret well-known tales.
It tells how the wicked witch of the west in the Wizard of Oz got so nasty.
There are no Over the Rainbow ballads but plenty of rock and roll songs in this two-and-a-half hour dazzling production charting the progress of Dorothy and her friends, the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion, as they do battle with the Wicked Witch of the West.
Of course, there are her usual friends of the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion - all wonderfully played by Michael Cahill, Robert Hands and Jamie Beamish respectively - and the Wicked Witch of the West flies in on a broomstick to add a little menace.