villain

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈvɪlən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈvɪlən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(vilən)


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villain

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [loveable, fearsome, masked, pantomime, literary, movie] villain
  2. as the [main, ultimate] villain
  3. the villain of the piece
  4. plays the villain in the [play, movie]
  5. the [book's, play's, movie's] villain
  6. got the [role, part] of the villain
  7. the children [booed, jeered, yelled at] the villain
  8. the villain [tried, attempted, threatened] to
  9. the villain was [waiting, planning, lurking]
  10. the villain was [bent on, thirsty with] revenge
  11. went from hero to villain
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