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noun /ˈvilən/
a person who is wicked or of very bad character
malo, malvado, bellaco
the villain of the play/story.
villainous adjective
a villainous act/deed.
villainy noun ( plural villainies) (an instance of) wickedness
malvado, vil, infame
His villainy was well known.
Translations of “villain”
in Korean 악당…
in Arabic شِرّير…
in French méchant/-ante…
in Italian cattivo, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 流氓, 惡棍, 罪犯…
in Russian злодей…
in Turkish kötü karakter…
in Polish czarny charakter…
in Portuguese vilão, vilã…
in German der Schurke…
in Catalan malvat, dolent…
in Japanese 悪役…
in Chinese (Simplified) 流氓, 恶棍, 罪犯…
(Definition of villain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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