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Definition of "villainess" []

  • A woman who is a villain. (noun)

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 "villainess" in a sentence
  • "The villainess is called Princess Dragon Mom, and she has rubbersuited henchmen that resemble the bad guys from Pufnstuf."
  • "In the candlelight, she looked like an evil temptress, like a sexy comic book villainess who delightedly minces men to their death."
  • "Ally Walker was the guest villainess, and she gave a strong performance as a therapist who crosses all sorts of lines."