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Definition of "revengeful" [re•venge•ful]

  • Full of or given to revenge. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "revengeful" in a sentence
  • "With their warring videos — "I'm F ... king Matt Damon" by Sarah, and "I'm F ... king Ben Affleck" by a "revengeful" Jimmy, they've shown the world that it is possible for a celebrity couple to publicly hoot it up in Hollywood."
  • "As far as I could understand, as I dressed myself, the house had been turned into a perfect lazaretto for the same class of fallen after dinner as myself, and among them I noticed, with a kind of revengeful joy, Gram the clerk, my hump-backed mischievous neighbour."
  • "An eight-year-old boy had to pay with his life in east Delhi when his 'revengeful' aunt allegedly strangled him to teach his father a lesson for interfering in her marital life, the police said today."