Share this entry

supervillain Line breaks: super|vil¦lain
Pronunciation: /ˈsuːpəvɪlən/

Definition of supervillain in English:

noun

A fictional villain with superhuman powers: of course, a superhero film wouldn’t be complete without a supervillain
More example sentences
  • Instead of a hero, you've got yourself a nutritional supervillain.
  • Then of course there is Spidey's arch nemesis, the supervillain Green Goblin, the alter ego of Norman Osborne.
  • The endless sequences showing infiltration into the supervillain's island base are flat, with no compelling mystery waiting to be solved.

Definition of supervillain in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources