villain - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈvɪlən/
singularvillain
pluralvillains
  1. 1
    the main bad character in a story, play, film etc. The main good character is the hero or heroine

    He’s just like the villain out of a James Bond film.

  2. 2
    someone who behaves in an immoral way, or something that is responsible for a bad situation

    The real villains are the companies that get their products made by low-paid workers.