Synonyms of villainous in English:

villainous


See definition of villainous

adjective

1‘Captain Mason led the villainous attack on the sleeping village’

SYNONYMS

wicked, evil, iniquitous, sinful, nefarious, vile, foul, monstrous, shocking, outrageous, atrocious, abominable, reprehensible, hateful, detestable, despicable, odious, contemptible, horrible, heinous, execrable, diabolical, diabolic, fiendish, vicious, murderous, barbarous, black, dark, rotten

criminal, illicit, unlawful, illegal, illegitimate, lawless, felonious, indictable, transgressing, wrong, immoral, corrupt, degenerate, reprobate, sordid, depraved, dissolute, bad, base, dishonourable, dishonest, unscrupulous, unprincipled, underhand, roguish

informal crooked, bent, warped, low-down, stinking, dirty, shady, rascally, scoundrelly

British informal beastly, not cricket

malfeasant

archaic dastardly

rare egregious, flagitious

ANTONYMS

good, virtuous