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Dictionary Definition

vile adj
1 morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them" [syn: despicable, ugly, unworthy]
2 thoroughly unpleasant; "filthy (or foul or nasty or vile) weather we're having" [syn: filthy, foul, nasty]
3 causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench" [syn: nauseating, nauseous, noisome, loathsome, offensive, sickening]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. morally low; base; despicable


morally low



  1. fork (agricultural tool)





  1. coward




vile f pl




Extensive Definition

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Other words pronounced the same or nearly

vile in Spanish: Vile (desambiguación)
vile in Serbian: Виле

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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