adjective, vil·er, vil·est.
Origin of vile
Synonyms for vile
Antonyms for vile
Related Words for vilestrepugnant, horrid, contemptible, depraved, noxious, vulgar, humiliating, vicious, disgusting, sleazy, ugly, despicable, repulsive, revolting, miserable, nasty, appalling, immoral, shocking, disgraceful
Examples from the Web for vilest
Contemporary Examples of vilest
Hess concludes, “the vilest [online] communications are still disproportionately lobbed at women.”Will the Internet Ever Be Safe for Women?
August 28, 2014
Historical Examples of vilest
The vilest means were often resorted to by these sheets to obtain their end.The Railroad Question
I know personally one of them, who is a Scrooge, and of the vilest.The Book of Khalid
He's a member of the vilest crowd of the whole lot, and he's there night after night.'Young Mr. Barter's Repentance
David Christie Murray
You're at the mercy of the vilest wretch that's got an ounce of gold in his filthy poke.The Trail of '98
Robert W. Service
While the lamp holds out to burn, The vilest rebel may return.The Story of a Cannoneer Under Stonewall Jackson
Edward A. Moore
Word Origin for vile
early 13c. (implied in vilety), from Anglo-French and Old French vile, from Latin vilis "cheap, worthless, base, common," of unknown origin. Related: Vilely.