villainess

noun
vil·​lain·​ess | \ ˈvi-lə-nəs How to pronounce villainess (audio) \

Definition of villainess

: a woman who is a villain

Examples of villainess in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While the villainess has the early upper hand, flooring Nicky with a backflip and astounding mid-air kick in the shoulder, Nicky strikes back, kicking Zhilan in the face and forcing the dagger out of her reach. Max Gao, Vulture, 12 May 2021 Shia LaBeouf, aliens and an indestructible fridge aren't the greatest additions to the Indy franchise, but the franchise return of Karen Allen and debut of Cate Blanchett as an evil Soviet villainess make up for them. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, 9 June 2021 That was from Cruella, the new movie starring Emma Stone as a younger version of the classic Disney villainess. Shannon Rae Green, USA TODAY, 28 May 2021 This classic villainess will get her very own origin story on Disney+ starting today. Travis Bean, Forbes, 28 May 2021 Another idea was to center a film around The Baroness, a popular villainess and the lieutenant of Cobra Commander, head of the international villainous organization. Nick Romano, EW.com, 13 May 2021 Over a year since the first image of Emma Stone as Cruella hit the internet, Disney has released a new trailer for the live-action prequel story of the dog-hating villainess who was first seen in 101 Dalmatians. Savannah Salazar, Vulture, 7 Apr. 2021 Dalmation-hating Disney villainess Cruella De Vil gets a live-action prequel set in 1970s punk-rock London. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, 3 May 2021 Over a year since the first image of Emma Stone as Cruella hit the internet, Disney has released a new trailer for the live-action prequel story of the dog-hating villainess who was first seen in 101 Dalmatians. Savannah Salazar, Vulture, 7 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of villainess

1586, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of villainess was in 1586

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“Villainess.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/villainess. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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