What does villainous mean?

Definitions for villainousˈvɪl ə nəs

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nefarious, villainous(adj)

    extremely wicked

    "nefarious schemes"; "a villainous plot"; "a villainous band of thieves"


  1. villainous(Adjective)

    of, relating to, or appropriate to a villain

  2. villainous(Adjective)

    obnoxious, offensive or reprehensible in nature or behaviour; nefarious

Webster Dictionary

  1. Villainous(adj)

    base; vile; mean; depraved; as, a villainous person or wretch

  2. Villainous(adj)

    proceeding from, or showing, extreme depravity; suited to a villain; as, a villainous action

  3. Villainous(adj)

    sorry; mean; mischievous; -- in a familiar sense

  4. Origin: [Written also villanous.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of villainous in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of villainous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    Uncultivated minds are not full of wild flowers, like uncultivated fields. Villainous weeds grow in them, and they are full of toads.

  2. Stephanie Savage:

    They talked a lot about family and the idea of whatever villainous things the characters in the show do that they never stop loving each other, Savage told reporters. He explained the Shapiros pressed that the characters’ sense of family was the central thing that held the show together for all those years….

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