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English definition of “villainous”

villainous

adjective [before noun]     /ˈvɪl.ə.nəs/
describes a person or an action that is evil: a villainous dictatorMorally wrong and evilDishonest villainy     /-ni/ noun [U] Bad and wrong behaviourDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliant
(Definition of villainous adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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