Language is constantly evolving. Some words that once meant only one thing now have other definitions. Here are a few words that used to mean only one thing but now have additional meanings.
Traditional meaning: Having a savage and violent nature; ferocious. See synonyms at cruel.
Modern or colloquial meaning: A term used first primarily by gay men in the late 1990s and early 2000s to describe absolutely everything that was of "exceptional quality".
Traditional meaning: brainsick; affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad"
Modern or colloquial meaning: cool; very nice, ex.; "Dude, that movie was crazy!" or "Those shoes are crazy!"
Traditional meaning: lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity
Modern or colloquial meaning: can be used to amplify positive words; ex.,"Dude, that hot dog was stupid good!" or "Your mom is mad stupid hot, yo!"
Traditional meaning: morally bad in principle or practice
Modern or colloquial meaning: in the US synonym for; really, very, extremely. In the UK synonym for; cool, good, great, funky. Ex.; 1. That tune is wicked hot 2. That tune is wicked!
Do you have any words that are an example of this?