What does villain mean?

1 : a character in a story or play who opposes the hero. 2 : a deliberate scoundrel or criminal.

Is it spelled villain or villian?

Senior Member. The English word is ‘villain‘ and while that is more or less its etymology it has never (that I know of) been used in English in that sense. Originally to call someone a villain was to call them ‘low-born,’ later it came to mean a criminal or an antagonist.

How do you say the word villain?

Is villain a English word?

Meaning of villain in English. a bad person who harms other people or breaks the law: He’s either a hero or a villain, depending on your point of view.

How do you pronounce Villein?