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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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In 2013, Kristen DiMera's character had been a driving force behind some of the most provocative and engaging storylines that left critics and fans alike wanting more and excited for the return of their favourite villainess.
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Originally by the eponymous Brothers Grimm and brought lovingly to life by Alan Frayn, Snow White is the classic tale of good versus evil with a damsel in distress, an evil villainess, a handsome prince and an assortment of weird and wonderful supporting characters including dwarfs and animals.
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There's an angular, wallcrawling villainess (see The Last Exorcism etc), spooky kids (see The Grudge etc) and more.
He was made the villain, and I was made the villainess.