villainy


villainy

noun, plural vil·lain·ies.

  1. the actions or conduct of a villain; outrageous wickedness.
  2. a villainous act or deed.
  3. Obsolete. villeinage.

noun plural -lainies

  1. conduct befitting a villain; vicious behaviour or action
  2. an evil, abhorrent, or criminal act or deed
  3. the fact or condition of being villainous
  4. English history a rare word for villeinage
n.

early 13c., from Old French vilanie, from villain; see villain.

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