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A woman who is a villain.


(ˈvɪl ə nɪs)

a woman who is a villain.
usage: See -ess.
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Noun1.villainess - a woman villainvillainess - a woman villain      
scoundrel, villain - a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately
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