What does revile mean?

Definitions for revilerɪˈvaɪl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word revile.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vilify, revile, vituperate, rail(verb)

    spread negative information about

    "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"


  1. revile(Noun)

    reproach; reviling

    The gracious Judge, without revile, replied. uE000245102uE001 Milton.

  2. revile(Verb)

    To attack (someone) with abusive language.

  3. Origin: From revilen, from re + aviler, from a- + vil; see vile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revile

    to address or abuse with opprobrious and contemptuous language; to reproach

  2. Revile(noun)

    reproach; reviling

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Revile

    rē-vīl′, v.t. to reproach: to calumniate.—v.i. to speak contemptuously.—ns. Revile′ment, the act of reviling, reproach; Revil′er.—adv. Revil′ingly. [Pfx. re-, again, O. Fr. aviler, to make vile, from a—L. ad, vil—L. vilis, cheap.]

Anagrams for revile »

  1. levier, liever, relive


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of revile in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of revile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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