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black-hearted

[blak-hahr-tid]
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adjective
  1. disposed to doing or wishing evil; malevolent; malicious.
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Origin of black-hearted

First recorded in 1840–50
Related formsblack-heart·ed·ly, adverbblack-heart·ed·ness, noun
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  • Get out your iron cubes for my fingers, you black-hearted villain!

    The Pirate of Panama

    William MacLeod Raine

  • But I'm sure,' finished Bell, with a vigorous nod, 'that he's a black-hearted Nero.

  • In the same way, he'd like to pose as a black-hearted villain.

    The Brentons

    Anna Chapin Ray

  • You are too late with your news, you black-hearted scoundrels!

    Gil the Gunner

    George Manville Fenn

  • Why, you black-hearted informer, see now what you've made by your cunnin'.

    Fardorougha, The Miser

    William Carleton