villain

  1. a wicked or evil person
  2. the principle bad character in a work of fiction

Villain

A villain (also known in film and literature as the `antagonist,` `baddie`, `bad guy`, `heavy` or `black hat`) is an `evil` character in a story, whether a historical narrative or, especially, a work of fiction. The villain usually is the antagonist (though can be the protagonist), the character who tends to have a negative effect on o...
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Villain

• (n.) One who holds lands by a base, or servile, tenure, or in villenage; a feudal tenant of the lowest class, a bondman or servant. • (v. t.) To debase; to degrade. • (a.) Villainous. • (n.) A baseborn or clownish person; a boor. • (n.) A vile, wicked person; a man extremely depraved, and capable or guilty of great crimes...
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villain

1. One who holds lands by a base, or servile, tenure, or in villenage; a feudal tenant of the lowest class, a bondman or servant. [In this sense written also villan, and villein] 'If any of my ansectors was a tenant, and a servant, and held his lands as a villain to his lord, his posterity also must do so, though accidentally they become noble.' (J...
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villain

noun the principle bad character in a film or work of fiction
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villain

scoundrel noun a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately
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Villain

[roller coaster] Villain was a wooden roller coaster at the Geauga Lake amusement park in Aurora, Ohio. It was designed by the now-defunct Custom Coasters International (CCI). The ride opened as a part of the four-coaster expansion Six Flags brought to Geauga Lake between 1999 and 2000. It was a wooden hybrid, which means it had steel suppo...
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Villain

Vil'lain adjective [ French vilain .] Villainous. [ R.] Shak.
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Villain

Vil'lain noun [ Middle English vilein , French vilain , Late Latin villanus , from villa a village, Latin villa a farm. See Villa .] 1. (Feudal Law) One who holds lands by a base, or servile, tenure, or in villenage; a feudal tenant of the lowe...
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Villain

Vil'lain transitive verb To debase; to degrade. [ Obsolete] Sir T. More.
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villain

A bad character whose evil actions and motives are very important to the plot of the story.
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Villain

Originally the term villain meant a simple person, a peasant, someone unsophisticated and uneducated. Now the term refers to an unprincipled, depraved person and by extension, colloquially a criminal.
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villain

someone who does evil deliberately
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villain

the principal bad character in a film or work of fiction
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Villain

Villain is slang for a criminal.
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villain

[n] - the principle bad character in a film or work of fiction 2. [n] - a wicked or evil person
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