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Villain

Villain appears in the following tongue twister:

  • V: Voilà! In view, a humble vaudevillian veteran, cast vicariously as both victim and villain by the vicissitudes of Fate. This visage, no mere veneer of vanity, is a vestige of the vox populi, now vacant, vanished. However, this valorous visitation of a by-gone vexation, stands vivified and has vowed to vanquish these venal and virulent vermin van-guarding vice and vouchsafing the violently vicious and voracious violation of volition.
    [carves V into poster on wall]
    V: The only verdict is vengeance; a vendetta, held as a votive, not in vain, for the value and veracity of such shall one day vindicate the vigilant and the virtuous.
    [giggles]
    V: Verily, this vichyssoise of verbiage veers most verbose, so let me simply add that it's my very good honor to meet you and you may call me V.
    (from the screenplay of the movie "V for Vendetta", at the beginning, when V meets Evie for the first time)

Villain appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Smart roses I lop (or centennial lives) net a tense villain; net necropolises or trams.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun villain:

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Definition of the noun villain

What does villain mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: villains

  1. a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately
  2. the principal bad character in a film or work of fiction

Alternative definition of the noun villain

noun

  1. [rare] [rfquote-sense] A vile, wicked person.
  2. An extremely depraved person, or one capable or guilty of great crimes.
  3. A deliberate scoundrel.
  4. The bad person in a work of fiction; often the main antagonist of the hero.
  5. [archaic] A villain was in a low level of medieval serfdom. A cotter may have been lower.

Films

  1. "Villain" a.k.a. "Raavanan" is a 2010 Indian Tamil thriller film written, produced, and directed by Mani Ratnam. The film features Vikram, Aishwarya Rai and Prithviraj in the lead roles, with a supporting cast led by Karthik, Prabhu and Priyamani. The film was also made simultaneously in Hindi as Raavan, with a slightly different cast. Furthermore, the film was dubbed and released in Telugu as Villain, with all three versions releasing simultaneously on 18 June 2010.
  2. "Villain": Villan is a 2002 Tamil film directed by K. S. Ravikumar and produced by S. S. Chakravarthy. The film stars Ajith Kumar in a dual role while Meena and Kiran play female leads. Sujatha, Fesi Vijayan, Karunaas and Ramesh Khanna appear in other significant roles, while Vidyasagar composed the score and soundtrack for the film.
  3. "Villain" is a 1971 gangster film directed by Michael Tuchner and starring Richard Burton, Ian McShane, T. P. McKenna and Donald Sinden.
  4. "Villain" a.k.a. "The Villain" is a 1979 American film. A parody blend of western films and Warner Bros.' Wile E. Coyote cartoon situations, it was directed by Hal Needham and starred Kirk Douglas, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ann-Margret, Paul Lynde, Foster Brooks, Strother Martin, Ruth Buzzi, Jack Elam, and Mel Tillis.
  5. "Villain" is a 2012 Indian Kannada action film written and directed by M. S. Ramesh and produced by Yogish Hunsur under the banner Saraswathi Entertainers. The film stars Auditya and Ragini Dwivedi in lead roles.
  6. "Villain" a.k.a. "Villain!" is a 2013 short comedy movie written by Allan Leveque and George David Reagh and directed by Allan Leveque.
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Characters

  1. Villain is a fictional film character.
  2. Villain is a fictional character from the 1989 film Santosh.
  3. Villain is a fictional character from the 1978 film Shalimar.
  4. Villain is a fictional character from the 1998 film Pooveli.
  5. Villain is a fictional character from the 2011 film Maaro.
  6. Villain is a fictional character from the 1985 film Agni Parvatham.
  7. Villain is a fictional character from the 1992 film Mr Bond.
  8. Villain is a fictional character from The Jimmy/Timmy Power Hour 3: The Jerkinators.
  9. Villain is a fictional character from the 2012 film Monopoly the Game of Money .
  10. Villain is a fictional film character.
  11. Villain is a fictional character from the 1975 film Muthyala Muggu.
  12. Villain is a fictional character from the 1986 film Sticks of Death.
  13. Villain is a fictional character from the 1979 film Samajaniki Saval.
  14. Villain is a fictional character from the 1986 film Aruvadai Naal.
  15. Villain is a fictional character from the 1968 film Teri Talash Mein.
  16. Villain is a fictional character from the 2006 film Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu.
  17. Villain is a fictional character from the 2006 film Vishwa.
  18. Villain is a fictional character from the 1965 film Chandiya.
  19. Villain is a fictional character from the 2006 film Kokki.
  20. Villain is a fictional character from the 2001 comedy film Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles.
  21. Villain is a fictional character from the 1968 film Up the Junction.
  22. Villain is a fictional character from the 2012 film Bhalobasar Rong.
  23. Villain is a fictional character from the 2003 film Pithamagan.
  24. Villain is a fictional character in the 2010 film Milaga.
  25. Villain is a fictional character from the 2009 film Ilampuyal.
  26. Villain is a fictional film character.
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  30. Villain is a fictional film character.
  31. Villain is a fictional film character.
  32. Villain is a fictional film character.
  33. Villain is a fictional film character.
  34. Villain a.k.a. Crazy Robert is a fictional character from the 2013 film Baadshah.

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Villain

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Google previewSaga: the Game Legend Edition paperback

by CP Bussell

A 'Villain' is any intelligent foe of the Heroes. Villains are dangerous adversaries ... desires and goals. No great Villain is a bad guy just for the...

Google previewThe Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art (1844)

Should, for example, the hero be a condemned criminal, the villain is the judge who condemns him;” if a highwayman, the...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Media Violence (2013)

One-Volume Set by Matthew S. Eastin

The Asian villain is a character who is devious in nature and exhibits physical prowess, typically martial arts skills. The villain is stereotypically represented as being skilled at swordplay and martial arts such as kung fu and karate. Additionally ...

Google previewMemoirs of the life and character of the late Rev.--- (1808)

by Cornelius WINTER

ustly observed, " The craftiest villain is the greatest fool, and the harmless christian the wisest man." It is true, inoffensiveness and talent, do not always go together, but neither do wickedness and wit : and a man of inferior endowments with ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Swearing (2015)

The Social History of Oaths, Profanity, Foul Language, and Ethnic Slurs in the English-speaking World by Geoffrey Hughes

VILLAIN. Originally this very rich term had a class-bound sense, deriving partly from its origin in Latin villanus, “a servant at a villa,” and partly from its proximity to the cognate term villein, “one of the lowest serfs in the Feudal System.” Hence ...

Google previewA complete dictionary of poetical quotations (1855)

comprising the most excellent and appropriate passages in the old British poets; with choice and copious selections from the best modern British and American poets by John F. Addington

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Gothic Literature (2009)

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

villain Gregory LEWIS's creation of the sexually depraved monk AMBROSIO in THE MONK (1796). The cleric is a countercultural threat whom the author mirrors with an aggressive female consort, the bewitching succubus Mathilda.

Google previewA Dictionary of Epithets and Terms of Address (2008)

by Leslie Dunkling

Villain This was originally the same word as 'villein', referring to a serf who was attached to a villa, or estate. Such serfs were lowborn ...

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No villain like the conscientious villain.
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Scrabble value of V4I1L1L1A1I1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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