Definition of vile in English:
1Extremely unpleasant: he has a vile temper vile smells
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- He was sure I'd would say something vulgar, vile, or extremely arrogant; it was how I'd worked.
- Seagulls really are disgusting, nasty, vile animals, naturally horrible, and made worse by hanging out with humans presumably.
- It was, as you would expect, a pretty vile and unpleasant week.
foul, nasty, unpleasant, bad, disagreeable, horrid, horrible, dreadful, abominable, atrocious, offensive, obnoxious, odious, unsavoury, repulsive, off-putting, repellent, revolting, repugnant, disgusting, distasteful, loathsome, hateful, nauseating, sickening;
base, low, mean, wretched, disgraceful, appalling, shocking, ugly, vulgar, sorry, shabby, shameful, dishonourable, execrable, heinous, abhorrent, deplorable, monstrous, wicked, evil, dark, dirty, vicious, iniquitous, sinful, corrupt, sordid, depraved, perverted, debased, reprobate, degenerate, debauched, dissolute, contemptible, despicable, reprehensible, diabolical, diabolic, devilish, fiendish, hellish, damnable
British informal beastly
North American informal lousy, vomitous
vulgar slang shitty
1.1Morally bad; wicked: as vile a rogue as ever lived
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- It was used as a place where the pagan worshipers did all sorts of vile and wicked things - including burning children alive as sacrifices to the idols Moloch and Baal.
- ‘The terrorists who are seeking to destroy the country have struck a cruel blow with this vile act today,’ he said.
- A poisonous racist, a supporter of eugenics, a proponent of mass murder, a vile imperialist and… an apologist for Fascism?
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- He felt that ‘they are more vilely oppressed than they have ever been before in their history.’
- Most vilely, he claims I was beset by an ‘explosive urge’ to blow up his house.
- And could he trust the word again of anyone who so vilely wronged him?
Words that rhyme with vileaisle, Argyle, awhile, beguile, bile, Carlisle, Carlyle, compile, De Stijl, ensile, file, guile, I'll, interfile, isle, Kabyle, kyle, lisle, Lyle, Mikhail, mile, Nile, pile, rank-and-file, resile, rile, Ryle, Sieg Heil, smile, spile, stile, style, tile, Weil, while, wile, worthwhile
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