adjective, vil·er, vil·est.
Origin of vile
Examples from the Web for viler
Never has there been a viler or more utterly debasing institution upon earth than that of the opium-smoking dens in China.Ti-Ping Tien-Kwoh|Lin-Le
It was not significant of recognition; but rather of some thought of viler origin.The Wild Huntress|Mayne Reid
But has not Christian Rome witnessed many a viler spectacle?Flowers of Freethought|George W. Foote
It is the necessary result of barbarism, in all its phases, to furnish historic parallels by reproducing itself in viler forms.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 7 (of 20)|Charles Sumner
View the whole herd of administration (I know 'em well) and tell me if the world can furnish a viler set of miscreants?The Fall of British Tyranny|John Leacock
British Dictionary definitions for viler
Word Origin for vile
Word Origin and History for viler
early 13c. (implied in vilety), from Anglo-French and Old French vile, from Latin vilis "cheap, worthless, base, common," of unknown origin. Related: Vilely.