Definition of villainously in US English:

villainously

adverb

  • See villainous

    • ‘The snake grinned villainously, and began inching toward me, but then my blood turned warm again.’
    • ‘He villainously accuses Chénier falsely before a revolutionary tribunal in order that he can get access to Maddalena because he, Gérard, is in love with her.’
    • ‘‘Now,’ He grinned villainously, ‘You're going to do anything and everything that I want.’’
    • ‘We are simply enclosed in a media-dominated world of signs, villainously generated by capitalism to synthesize our desires, which only really refer to one another within an entrapping chain of ideas.’
    • ‘Recent provocative and hooliganistic statements have villainously slandered our nation and threatened the joyful happiness of our people.’

Pronunciation

villainously

/ˈvɪlənəsli//ˈvilənəslē/