What does villainous mean?

Definitions for villainous
ˈvɪl ə nəsvil·lain·ous

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

    Etymology: [Written also villanous.]

  2. Villainous(adj)

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

    Etymology: [Written also villanous.]

  3. Villainous(adj)

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

    Etymology: [Written also villanous.]

How to pronounce villainous?

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How to say villainous in sign language?

  1. villainous


  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

Examples of villainous in a Sentence

  1. 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….

  2. Anuj Somany:

    When a male actor plays the villainous character in reel life, he might be a relatively good person in real life; but if an actress plays a negative shade in movie , then she might have got her that role just because of someone probably the producer or director.

  3. 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.

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