the Wicked Witch of the West

the Wicked Witch of the West
UK / US noun humorous
a very unpleasant or cruel woman

Etymology:
From a character in The Wizard of Oz who is a very evil and ugly witch (=a woman who has magic powers).

English dictionary. 2014.

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