villain of the piece Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “villain of the piece” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "villain of the piece" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

villain of the piece

informal The villain of the ​piece is someone or something that is ​seen as being the ​cause of ​trouble on a ​particularoccasion: When the ​minister was ​forced to ​resign, the ​press was ​generallyseen as the villain of the ​piece.
(Definition of villain of the piece from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “villain of the piece”
en chino (simplificado) 首恶, 祸首…
en chino (tradicionál) 首惡, 禍首…
Buscar alfabéticamente
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Palabra del día
public school

in England, an expensive type of private school (= school paid for by parents not by the government)

Palabra del día

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by ,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some are new to our

Aprende más 

hyperpalatable adjective
hyperpalatable adjective
August 24, 2015
describes food with heightened levels of sugar and salt, intended to be extremely appealing In Brazil, where the prevalence of overweight and obese adults has doubled since 1980, crisps, biscuits, energy bars and sugary drinks formulated to be ‘hyper-palatable’ are much more widely eaten than previously.

Aprende más