villainy villainy

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the quality of evil by virtue of villainous behavior
  2. (n) a criminal or vicious act

Usage(s):

  1. A phrase from Star Wars comes to mind: It's a wretched hive of scum and villainy.
  2. Grendel too seems typecast for villainy, but maybe the humans just don't understand how close he is to them.
  3. This hero is a cat who is both thorny and funny, a rogue who somehow never crosses the line into villainy.

News

  1. Lutherville company makes Stan Lee cologne

    JADS International creates scent for comic book icon Create a fragrance that smells heroic with a touch of villainy — that's what Andrew Levine's Lutherville company set out to do.        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. Hollywood Howls in 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

    It's sex, drugs and swindle in Hollywood's latest depiction of Wall Street as the capital of villainy.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CNBC

Quotes

  1. "There was room for new dimensions because I suddenly realized that part three was rancid with villainy. With Sao Feng, Cutler Beckett and Davy Jones, it led me towards thinking that Barbossa had turned into a seemingly noble politician," Rush...
    on May 21, 2007 By: Geoffrey Rush Source: Milwaukee Channel.com

  2. "He's the one who guides you through all of the villainy," Caine said, laughing. "He's the one everybody is watching to see which way he's going to react to everything."
    on Oct 16, 2006 By: Michael Caine Source: WJACtv.com

  3. About being cast as villain first by Farah Khan in "Om Shanti Om" and then in "Ra.One", Arjun said, "I suppose I've a face that renders itself well to a different kind of villainy. My black characters are not over-the-top."
    on Apr 29, 2010 By: Arjun Rampal Source: Times of India

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