HyperDic: villain

English > 2 senses of the word villain:
NOUNperson villain, scoundrela wicked or evil person
person villain, baddiethe principal bad character in a film or work of fiction
villain > pronunciation
Soundsvih'lahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > villain: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately.
Synonymscoundrel
Narrowercad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, heelsomeone who is morally reprehensible
gallows birdA person who deserves to be hanged
rogue, knave, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag, varletA deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
villainessA woman villain
Broaderunwelcome person, persona non grataA person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome
Spanishbellaco, bribón, canalla, sinvergüenza, villano
Catalancanalla, malvat, pervers, poca-pena, poca-vergonya, pocavergonya
Adjectivesvillainousextremely wicked
English > villain: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningThe principal bad character in a film or work of fiction.
Synonymbaddie
Broadercharacter, role, theatrical role, part, personaAn actor's portrayal of someone in a play
Spanishbandido, malo, villano
Catalanbandit, dolent

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