adjective, vil·er, vil·est.
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Origin of vile
SYNONYMS FOR vile
OTHER WORDS FROM vilevile·ly, adverbvile·ness, noun
Words nearby vile
Example sentences from the Web for vile
The sex workers I spoke with rightly call it “vile,” “gross,” “terrifying,” and “exploitative.”To Catch a Sex Worker: A&E’s Awful, Exploitative Ambush Show|Samantha Allen|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They are now in essence a sisterhood joined together by a vile incident.
And Daniel Webster, a great opponent of slavery, supported the vile Compromise of 1850, Fugitive Slave Act and all.
In the case of these vile perpetrators, it is probably all of the above.
“Mr. Walker asked people to send him these vile, nasty pictures of the prophet Muhammad,” he said.
Therefore Adam next charges God with his nakedness, thus making him the Creator of a thing that was vile and base.Commentary on Genesis, Vol. I|Martin Luther
"Dolls certainly would be cleaner than vile bugs," Florence retorted, tossing the book upon the table.Gentle Julia|Booth Tarkington
The poor fool of a Baron would do no harm but for this vile woman.River Legends|E. H. Knatchbull-Hugessen
The Weymouth miscreants stole their corn, insulted their females, and treated them with every vile indignity.King Philip|John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
Full of wrath at these vile charges, Guenever took the letter to Lancelot, who was half beside himself with anger on reading it.Historic Tales, Vol 14 (of 15)|Charles Morris