adjective, vil·er, vil·est.
Origin of vile
Examples from the Web for vilely
And do those infernal compositors and proof-readers misprint your unfortunate productions as vilely as ever?P.'s Correspondence (From "Mosses From An Old Manse")|Nathaniel Hawthorne
In his own words, "he had fallen off vilely since the last action."The Life Of Sir John Falstaff|Robert B. Brough
Yet how could she, who was trying to redeem her own life from a hideous stain, how could she vilely plan to wreck another's life?Pretty Geraldine, the New York Salesgirl|Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
“Think not so vilely of me,” returned Isaac, eager to improve the moment of apparent sympathy.
Give me up to them, and they hang me to-morrow: give my comrade up, and they persecute her vilely.The Splendid Spur|Arthur T. Quiller Couch
British Dictionary definitions for vilely
Word Origin for vile
Word Origin and History for vilely
early 13c. (implied in vilety), from Anglo-French and Old French vile, from Latin vilis "cheap, worthless, base, common," of unknown origin. Related: Vilely.