Definition of malicho in English:

malicho

(also malacho, mallecho)

noun

  • Probably: wrongdoing, misdeeds. In later use in allusion to Shakespeare's miching malicho and taken to be generally suggestive of dark deeds, mystery, or intrigue, and used in these senses.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Shakespeare (1564–1616), playwright and poet. From Spanish malhecho wrongful act from mal bad + hecho deed, use as noun of past participle of hacer to do from classical Latin facere.

Pronunciation

malicho

/maˈlɪtʃəʊ//maˈlɪkəʊ/