baddie

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noun bad·die \ˈba-dē\
variants: or

baddy

Definition of baddie

plural

baddies

informal

  1. :  a bad person or thing; especially :  an opponent of the hero (as in fiction or motion pictures)

Examples of baddie in a Sentence

  1. the actor has never been cast as a hero, but he's played every kind of baddie imaginable

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First Known Use of baddie

1872


BADDIE Defined for English Language Learners

baddie

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noun

Definition of baddie for English Language Learners

  • : a bad person in a book, movie, etc.



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