Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun villain

2 senses of villain

Sense 1
villain, scoundrel -- (a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately)
       => unwelcome person, persona non grata -- (a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome)

Sense 2
villain, baddie -- (the principal bad character in a film or work of fiction)
       => character, role, theatrical role, part, persona -- (an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; "she played the part of Desdemona")

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