Associations to the word «Villain»


VILLAIN, noun. (Can we clean up([1]) this sense?) (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): A vile, wicked person.
VILLAIN, noun. An extremely depraved person, or one capable or guilty of great crimes.
VILLAIN, noun. A deliberate scoundrel.
VILLAIN, noun. The bad person in a work of fiction; often the main antagonist of the hero.
VILLAIN, noun. Archaic form of villein.
VILLAIN, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To debase; to degrade.
VILLAIN OF THE WEEK, noun. (informal) Alternative form of monster of the week

Dictionary definition

VILLAIN, noun. A wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately.
VILLAIN, noun. The principal bad character in a film or work of fiction.

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn