Reverse Dictionary: VIG – VIM


VIGIL – VERBS
– to keep vigil or watch; to remain awake, to refrain from sleeping; to remain alive WAKEN 1682 obs. rare


VIGILANCE, VIGILANT – ADJECTIVES
 EYEFUL observant, vigilant; later, careful …1594 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 WAKER unsleeping, watchful, vigilant …c1000 obs.
 WAKERIFE indisposed to sleep, wakeful, vigilant, watchful …c1480 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 WARE prepared, on one’s guard, watchful, vigilant, cautious, alert …c1000 arch.
 
VIGILANCE etc. – INTERJECTIONS
 EYE-EYE! look out!; also used as a warning that a prisoner is under surveillance, or as an injunction to be vigilant …1950 UK sl.
 
VIGILANCE etc. – NOUNS
 ADVIGILANCY watchfulness, vigilance, care …1577-87 obs. rare
 INVIGILANCY absence of vigilance or watchfulness …E17 obs. rare
 I-WARNESS watchfulness, vigilance, wariness …a1250 obs.
 KEEVEE;  KEEVIE;  KEEVY attention, alertness, vigilance …1843 Sc.
 WARENESS cautiousness, vigilance …971 obs.
 WATCH watchfulness, vigilance …a1400 obs.
 
VIGILANCE etc. – VERBS
 BE ALL EYES to watch attentively; to be keenly observant; to be alert and vigilant …a1616
 SHARPEN UP YOUR GAME to be vigilant …1960s Amer. sl.
 SKIN ONE’S EYES to be vigilant, on the lookout …1860 Amer. dial.
 WAKE to be active, alert, stirring, vigilant; also, to be diligent, to exert oneself to do something …1352 obs.


VIGOROUS, VIGOROUSLY, VIGOUR – ADJECTIVES
 ALIVE AND KICKING alert, vigorous …B1859
 ANAEMIC lacking in vigour, strength, or spirit …1898 colloq.
 BENSIN vigorous, bouncing …Bk1898 Sc.
 BENSING bouncing, vigorous …Bk1911 Sc.
 BOUNCING lively; vigorous …Bk1911 Sc.
 BOUNCY lively; vigorous …Bk1911 Sc.
 BREEZY characterized by brisk vigour or activity …1896
 CALLER healthy, vigorous …1886 Sc.
 CORN-FED vigorous; robust …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 CRACKING very fast; exceedingly vigorous …19C sl., orig. US
 DERF vigorous, forcible, violent …c1440 obs.
 FECKFUL efficient, vigorous, powerful …1596
 FORCELY of strong build, vigorous, powerful …a1488 obs. or Sc.
 FULL-BLOODED vigorous, forceful, hearty, sensual
 FULL OF BEANS energetic, vigorous, lively …1854 sl.
 FULL OF FUCK virile and full of masculine vigour …20C sl.
 FULL OF GISM virile and full of masculine vigour …20C sl.
 FULL OF GUTS vigorous; robust …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 FULL OF PISS AND VINEGAR energetic and vigorous …20C US colloq.
 FULL OF VIM AND VINEGAR energetic and vigorous …20C US colloq.
 GLIB brisk, vigorous, spry …1934 Amer. dial.
 HALEFUL healthy, vigorous …1862 Sc.
 HARD AND HEATHER BRED hardy; possessed of great vigour and activity …1899 Eng. dial.
 HARD AS NAILS vigorous; robust …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 HASKY strong, vigorous …1808 Sc.
 HEARTLY vigorous, severe, sore …a1400 obs.
 HEFTY vigorous; robust …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 HOPPED UP full of vigour and enthusiasm …1923 US sl.
 HUMMING of extraordinary activity, intensity or magnitude; vigorous, striking …M17 colloq.
 HUSKY said of a man who is big, vigorous, and muscular …1869 sl., orig. US
 JIVEY;  JIVY energetic, vigorous, lively …1944 sl., chiefly US
 KASK active, vigorous …c1300 obs. rare
 KEMPIE;  KEMPY energetic, vigorous …1923 Sc.
 KICK-ASS vigorous, powerful, aggressive, assertive …1970 US sl.
 KRAGDADIG resolute, firm, vigorous …1952 S. Afr.
​- LIKELY vigorous; robust …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 LUSTFUL vigorous, lusty …1561 arch.
 LUSTLESS without vigour or energy; listless …c1325 obs.
 NAPPY of a person: strong, vigorous …1857 Sc.
 NERVOSE vigorous, energetic …1667 obs. rare
 NERVOUS sinewy, muscular; vigorous, strong; …1413 rare
 NERVY vigorous, sinewy, full of strength …1607
 ODDY strong, vigorous, hearty; lively …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 PUNCHY energetic, vigorous, lively …1926 sl.
 QUICK of persons: full of vigour, energy or activity …a1300 rare
 RACKLE possessed of rude strength, vigorous at an advanced age …1785 Sc.
 RAIKIN speedy, vigorous …1786 Sc.
 RAMBUNCTIOUS energetic, vigorous, lively, boisterous …1830 colloq., orig. & chiefly US
 RAMBUST robust, vigorous …1825 Sc.
 RANK vigorous, fast …1883 Amer. dial.
 RASH active, vigorous; brisk, hale, hearty, nimble, quick; eager, impetuous …a1300 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 RED-BLOODED vigorous, virile …colloq.
 RIP-ROARING vigorous, boisterous, full of spirit; wildly noisy …1834 colloq., orig. US
 RIPROARIOUS vigorous, boisterous; violent …1830 colloq., orig. US
 RIPRORIOUS vigorous, boisterous …1830 sl., orig. US
 RIP-SNORTING vigorous, boisterous, full of spirit; wildly noisy …1846 colloq., orig. US
 ROBUSTIOUS of persons: robust, vigorous, violent; stout and strong or healthy-looking …a1548
 RUGGED vigorous; robust …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 RUMBUNCTIOUS energetic, vigorous, lively, boisterous …1830 sl., orig. & chiefly US
 RUSKIE healthy, stout, vigorous …B1900 Sc.
 SALVAGEROUS fierce, violent, vigorous …1857 Amer. dial.
 SAPLESS lacking energy or vigour …1598
 SAPPY full of vitality, vigorous, energetic …1558
 SAVAGEROUS fierce, violent, vigorous …1843 Amer. dial.
 SERVAGEROUS fierce, violent, vigorous …1851 Amer. dial.
 SEVAGEROUS fierce, violent, vigorous …1832 Amer. dial.
 SINEWED strong, firm, vigorous, powerful …1604
 SINEWOUS strenuous, vigorous …1663
 SPARKY energetic, vigorous, lively, vivacious, spirited …1883 sl.
 SWINGING energetic, vigorous, lively …1958 sl.
 TIGHT of a person: competent, capable, able, skilful; alert, smart; lively, vigorous, stout …1598 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 TONITRUANT forceful, vigorous …1907
 VALENT vigorous, flourishing …1492 obs.
– VEGETOUS vigorous, lively, sprightly, active, healthy, flourishing in respect of health and vigour …1609 obs.
 VIGROUS vigorous; fierce, dangerous, bad-tempered …1836 Amer. dial.
 VIGUE-ROUS vigorous; fierce, dangerous, bad-tempered …1798 Amer. dial.
 VIVE living; brisk, vigorous; fresh …1610 Sc. obs.
 WADDEN;  WADDIN young and vigorous, alert, active …a1838 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 WELL-FED vigorous; robust …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 YALD active, sprightly, nimble; strong, vigorous …1786 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 YANK active, vigorous …1790 Sc.
 YAUL active, sprightly, nimble; strong, vigorous …1786 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 YAULD active, sprightly, nimble; strong, vigorous …1786 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 YAWL active, sprightly, nimble; strong, vigorous …1786 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 ZAPPY energetic, vigorous, lively …1969 sl., orig. US
 ZINGY energetic, vigorous, lively …1948 sl.
 ZIZZY showy, spectacular; energetic, vigorous, lively, uninhibited …1966 colloq.
 
VIGOROUS etc. – ADVERBS
 BIRRINGLY with vigour, energetically …Bk1911 Sc. 
 CATAWAMPOUSLY utterly, vigorously, completely; fiercely, eagerly, violently  …1834 Amer. sl.
 CATAWAMPTIOUSLY utterly, vigorously, completely; fiercely, eagerly, violently  …1857 Amer. sl.
 DANG-SWANG vigorously; with might and mail …19C Eng. dial.
 DERFLY boldly, fiercely, vigorously …1809 Sc.
 DING-DONG-DOGGEDLY with vigorous and dogged repetition of effort …1870 nonce word
 FAST expressing vigour in action; stoutly, strongly, vigorously …1297 obs.
 FECKFULLY efficiently, vigorously, powerfully …1723
 FORCELY with force or power, vigorously, vehemently, violently …1508 obs. or Sc.
 FROM WHO LAID THE CHUNK very thoroughly, vigorously, or well; to an extreme degree …1893 Amer. dial.
 FROM WHO LAID THE RAIL very thoroughly, vigorously, or well; to an extreme degree …1881 Amer. dial.
 GREENLY freshly, vigorously, vividly …M17
 HAMMER AND TONGS energetically, vigorously, strongly; violently …1708 UK
 HARDLY with energy, force, or strenuous exertion; vigorously, forcibly, violently …c1205 obs.
 HEARTLY with courage or spirit; courageously; vigorously, with might and main …a1300 obs.
 IN LIKE SIN very vigorously, furiously …L19 colloq.
 LICKERTY-TOOT with great speed or vigour; quickly …1909 Amer. dial.
 LICKETY-BANG with great speed or vigour; quickly …1935 Amer. dial.
 LICKETY-BRINDLE with great speed or vigour; quickly …1905 Amer. dial.
 LICKETY-BUMP with great speed or vigour; quickly …1943 Amer. dial.
 LICKETY-CLICK with great speed or vigour; quickly …1847 Amer. dial.
 LICKETY-CLIP with great speed or vigour …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 LICKETY-CUT with great speed or vigour; quickly …1831 Amer. dial.
 LICKETY-LARRUP with great speed or vigour; quickly …1907 Amer. dial.
 LICKETY-LEAP with great speed or vigour; quickly …1911 Amer. dial.
 LICKETY-LINER with great speed or vigour; quickly …1848 Amer. dial.
 LICKETY-SCOOT with great speed or vigour; quickly …1911 Amer. dial.
 LICKETY-SMASH with great speed or vigour; quickly …1889 Amer. dial.
 LICKETY-SPLIT with great speed or vigour; quickly …1835 Amer.
 LICKETY-WHITTLE with great speed or vigour; quickly …1904 Amer. dial.
 LICKITY-BLINDER with great speed or vigour; quickly …1896 Amer. dial.
 LICKITY-BRINDLE with great speed or vigour; quickly …1896 Amer. dial.
 LICKITY-RIP with great speed or vigour; quickly …1923 Amer. dial.
 LICKITY-SWITCH with great speed or vigour; quickly …1895 Amer. dial.
 LIKE A HATTER vigorously, boldly …1857 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 LIKE ALL GET-OUT to the highest degree, with the utmost vigour …M19 sl.
 LIKE A WHITEHEAD very fast or vigorously …1826 Amer. dial.
 LIKE BILLYO energetically, with great gusto; vigorously or enthusiastically …1885 colloq.
 LIKE FUN very quickly; vigorously …c1815 colloq.
 LIKE FURY like mad, furiously, very hard or vigorously …c1840 colloq.
 LIKE HELL with extreme vigour; desperately …L18 colloq.
 LIKE OLD BOOTS vigorously, tremendously, thoroughgoingly …1865 sl.
 LIKE SIXTY with great force or vigour; at a great rate …1848 colloq.
 LIKE SMOKE very quickly or vigorously …1825 Amer. dial.
 LIKE THE DEVIL BEATING TANBARK very fast, vigorously, severely …1851 Amer. dial.
 LIKKETY-DAMN with great speed or vigour; quickly …1923 Amer. dial.
 LIKKETY-HELL with great speed or vigour; quickly …1923 Amer. dial.
 LIKKETY-RIP with great speed or vigour; quickly …1923 Amer. dial.
 LIKKETY-SCOOT with great speed or vigour; quickly …1923 Amer. dial.
 LIKKETY-WHOOP with great speed or vigour; quickly …1923 Amer. dial.
 LUSTLY lustily, vigorously …1529 obs.
 MAINLY with force, vigour, or violent; mightily, vigorously, violently …c1275 obs.
 MANFUL vigorously, energetically …1895 Amer. dial.
 NERVOSELY strongly, vigorously …1678 obs.
 RAMMISH vigorously, furiously …1929 Sc.
 SAVAGEROUS fiercely, violently, vigorously …1832 Amer. dial.
 SERVIGEROUSLY vigorously …1938 Amer. dial.
 THACK-AND-MORTAR in good earnest; with all one’s might …1856 Eng. dial.
 WHOOPITY SCOOT rapidly, speedily, recklessly fast, vigorously …1923 Amer. dial.
 
VIGOROUS etc. – NOUNS
 BAILYAMENT a state of prosperity or period of full vigour …1913 Sc.
 BANT vigour, strength, endurance, ‘go’ …1856 Eng. dial.
 BENSE vigour, energy …Bk1911 Sc.
 BENSING the showing of great vigour in walking, working, etc. …Bk1911 Sc.
 CHISM energy, vigour, vitality …1842 sl.
 DINT vigour, energy …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 ELASTICITY energy, vigour, buoyancy of mind or character; capacity for resisting or overcoming depression …1678
 FECK efficacy, efficiency, value; hence, vigour, energy …1535 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 GET-UP energy, vigour, vitality, enterprise, determination …1841 sl., orig. US
 GET-UP-AND-GET energy, vigour, vitality, enterprise, determination …1870 sl., orig. US
 GET-UP-AND-GO energy, vigour, vitality, enterprise, determination …1907 sl., orig. US
 GISM energy, vigour, vitality …1842 sl.
 GO energy, vigour, vitality …1864 sl.
 GREENNESS vigour; vitality; youth …ME
 GUTS courage, bravery, stamina, endurance, staying power; masculine valour …M17 sl.
 HEYDAY the full bloom, flush, of youth, vigour, prosperity, etc. …M18
 JAZZ spirit, vigour, energy; excitement …1913 Amer. sl.
 JISM energy, vigour, vitality …1842 sl.
 JIZZ energy, vigour, vitality …1842 sl.
 KEEST sap, substance, vigour …1802 Sc.
 KYST sap, substance, vigour …1802 Sc.
 LUST vigour, lustiness …1398 obs.
 LUSTIHEAD pleasure, delight; vigour; lustfulness, libidinousness …c1369 arch.
 LUSTIHOOD lustiness, vigour of body, robustness …1609 arch.
 MANSHIP manly courage, valour; vigour, manliness …c1205 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 MOXIE energy, vigour, vitality …1943 US sl.
 OOMPH energy, vigour, vitality, enthusiasm …1937 sl., orig. US
 PEP energy, vigour, vitality …1912 sl.
 PISS AND VINEGAR energy, vigour; youthful aggression …1936 sl., orig. US
 PIZZAZZ energy, vigour, vitality …1937 sl., orig. US
 POKE power, esp. in a car or other vehicle; strength, vigour …1965 UK sl.
 PRAWL life, animation, vigour …Bk1896 Amer. dial.
 PUNCH energy, vigour, vitality …1911 sl., orig. US
 QUICKNESS animation, liveliness, briskness, vigour, freshness …c1369 obs.
 RACKLENESS vigour and freshness in an advanced period of life …1825 Sc.
 RAMAGENESS high spirit, liveliness, vigour …1686 obs.
 RAZZLE-DAZZLE energy, vigour, vitality …1888 sl.
 SOCK energy, vigour, vitality …1936 US sl.
 SPIZZERINKTUM vigour, zest …M19 US sl.
 SPRAWL energy, vigour …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 STINGO energy, vigour, vitality …1927 sl.
 VIM energy, vigour, vitality …1843, orig. US
 VIR vigour, energy, activity, briskness, gusto, force, impetuosity …1738 Sc.
 VIRR vigour, energy, briskness, gusto, force, impetuosity …1738 Sc.
 YAWLNESS vigour, nimbleness …1826 Sc.
 ZAP energy, vigour, vitality …1968 sl., orig. US
 ZING energy, vigour, vitality, pep, vim …1918 sl., orig, US
 ZIP energy, vigour, vitality …1900 sl.
 ZIZZ energy, vigour, vitality, gaiety, liveliness …1942 sl.
 
VIGOROUS etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 BOUNCER a large, strong, vigorous person …1899 Amer. dial.
 FLAMER a conspicuous, ostentatious person who ‘burns brightly’; someone or something very unusual or vigorous …c1805
 HEARTY a hearty fellow; a brave, vigorous, or energetic man …1839
 LAD a man of spirit and vigour …a1553 obs.
 NEW UN a fresh, vigorous person …1843 Eng. dial.
 OLD MOUSTACHE a vigorous old man with a grey moustache …L19 sl.
 YOUNG BLOOD a lively, vigorous, or energetic young man; a confident, high-spirited young man; a rake, a dandy; an unruly young aristocrat …1557
 YOUNGSTER formerly, a lively or vigorous young fellow …1577
 
VIGOROUS etc. – VERBS
 BEEF UP to strengthen; to add vigour, power, or importance to …1941 sl.
 BLAZE AWAY to work at anything with enthusiastic vigour …1843 colloq.
 COME ON LIKE GANGBUSTERS to begin or proceed in a vigorous fashion …1942 Amer. sl.
 DEAD to lose vitality, force, or vigour; to become numb; to lose heat or glow …c1384 obs.
 DEAD to deprive of force or vigour …1586 obs.
 DEFAIL to lose vigour, to become weak, to decay …1340 obs.
 DOW to be good, strong, vigorous, virtuous, valiant, or manly …OE obs.
 FEATHER IN to do something vigorously …1941 Amer. dial.
 FEATHER INTO to do something vigorously …1967 Amer. dial.
 GET HEAD to gain force or power; to attain to vigour …1625
 GIVE IT LALDY to do something enthusiastically or vigorously …1985 Sc. sl.
 HAVE LEAD IN ONE’S PENCIL to be potent, virile, and vigorous …20C colloq.
 HOT UP to increase in vigour, liveliness, or excitement …1936 Brit. sl.
 INVIGOUR to fill with vigour; to invigorate …E17
 JUICE UP to instil with vigour, to liven up …1964 sl.
 KNUCKLE DOWN TO to apply oneself earnestly or vigorously …1864
 PUT A JERK IN IT to act vigorously, smartly, or quickly …1910s sl.
 RAM AT to use force; to do anything with vigour …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 RAM AWAY;  RAM IN;  RAM INTO to work with vigour and energy …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 TAINT to affect with weakness; to cause to lose vigour or courage …1600 obs.
 THUMP to walk or dance with energy; to do any kind of work vigorously …1790 Sc.
 VEGETATE to make strong or vigorous …1623 obs.
 WANE to decline in vigour, to age …1821 rare
 WHALE AWAY to attack or work at something vigorously …M19 sl.
 YANK to move quickly and vigorously, to spank along …1822 Sc.


VIGOUR – see VIGOROUS


VILE, VILELY, VILENESS – ADJECTIVES
 ABAA vile, silly …Bk1909 sl.
 ABBA vile; silly ..Bk1921 sl.
 BAGGAGE of persons: morally worthless, good-for-nothing, vile …1580 obs.
 BROTHELY vile, bad …c1325 obs.
 CAITIFF vile, base, mean, basely wicked; worthless, miserable, wretched …a1300
 CARRION vile, loathsome, detestable; expressing disgust …1826
 CARRIONLY corrupt, vile, loathsome …1547-64 obs.
 DUNG-BRED of a person: vile, contemptible …1796 rare
 DUNGISH base, worthless; contemptible, despicable, vile …1550
 DUNGY despicable, contemptible, foul; base, worthless; vile, degrading …c1494 rare
 FACINORIOUS extremely wicked, grossly criminal, atrocious, infamous, vile …1601 obs.
 FACINOROUS extremely wicked, grossly criminal, villainous, atrocious, vile, infamous, detestably bad …1548 obs. exc. arch.
 GETHICALL vile, wicked …1623 obs.
 LECHER lecherous, also, base, vile …c1250 obs.
 LEWD of persons, their actions, etc.: bad, vile, evil, wicked, base; unprincipled, ill-conditioned; good-for-nothing; worthless …c1386 obs.
 MARY ANN(E) vile; low; mean; ugly …1872 Amer. dial.
 NEFAST wicked, abominable, detestable, vile …1849 rare
 OFFAL worthless, vile; outcast …c1605 now chiefly Eng. dial.
 OFFALD inferior, worthless; untidy, ugly; disreputable, vile …1750 Eng. dial.
 OFFALLY;  OFFALY inferior, worthless; untidy, ugly; disreputable, vile …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 OFFALOUS inferior, worthless; untidy, ugly; disreputable, vile …1857 Eng. dial.
 QUAD vile, base, bad …1887 Sc. obs.
 QUED evil, wicked, bad, vile, base …c1205-25 obs. exc. Sc.
 UNRUDE base, detestable, diabolical, vile …Bk1905 Sc. obs.
 
VILE etc. – ADVERBS
 BROTHELY vilely, in ill plight …c1325 obs.
 CAITIFLY vilely, basely, despicably, badly …c1425 obs.
 LEWDLY wickedly, evilly, vilely, mischievously …1382 obs.
 
VILE etc. – NOUNS
 CAITIFHEDE vileness, baseness, wickedness …c1340 obs.
 CAITIFTY vileness, wicked baseness …a1300
 DUNG something vile, contemptible, or loathsome …c1225
 FEDITY foulness, filthiness, nastiness, vileness, loathsomeness, whether moral or physical …1542 obs.
 HANG-DOG LOOK a villainous or vile expression …1886 Eng. dial.
 HANG-GALLOWS LOOK a thieving, villainous or vile expression or appearance …1785
 OFFSCUM that which is rejected as vile or worthless …1605
 SHITTINESS the quality of being disgusting or contemptible; vileness, unpleasantness …1929 sl.
 
VILE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 BAGGAGE a worthless or vile fellow …1594 obs.
 BOUNDER a vulgar and unwelcome pretender to polite society; a base or vile person; a nuisance …a1889
 CAD one who behaves dishonourably or who lacks the instincts of a gentleman; a low, vulgar, ill-mannered fellow; a base, vile person; an ill-bred person; an upper-class rogue …1838 colloq., offensive
 CULLION a term of great contempt; a base, despicable, or vile fellow; a bad fellow; a mean wretch; a scoundrel, a rascal …1575 obs.
 FART-SUCKER a vile parasite. a toady, a sycophant …a1890 Amer. sl.
 GLUTTON a general term of reproach or contempt; a vile wretch; a knave, rascal, filthy fellow …c1300 obs.
 GUTTERPUP a vulgar person; a vile wretch …1869 Amer. sl.
 GUTTERSNIPE a vulgar person; a vile wretch …1869 Amer. sl.
 HELL-HAG a vile or malevolent woman; a malicious, evil-minded old woman; a woman or man of hellish disposition; a lewd person of either sex …1655
 MONSTER a person of repulsively unnatural character, or exhibiting such extreme cruelty or wickedness as to appear inhuman; a markedly cruel, depraved, vile, or hideous person …a1505
 RACK-HELL a thorough scoundrel or rascal; an utterly immoral or dissolute person; a vile debauchee or rake …1554 now arch.
 RAKE-HELL a thorough scoundrel or rascal; an utterly immoral or dissolute person; a vile debauchee or rake …1554 now arch.
 RAKEHELLY a thorough scoundrel or rascal; an utterly immoral or dissolute person; a vile debauchee or rake …a1762
 RAKEL a rake-hell; a thorough scoundrel or rascal; an utterly immoral or dissolute person; a vile debauchee or rake …1622 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 RAKESHAME a man of loose character; a base, rascally fellow; a lewd, debauched fellow; a vile, dissolute wretch; an uncouth and wicked boy …1599 rare
 SKUNK an unpleasant or despicable person; a vile or good-for-nothing fellow …1841 sl.
– TITIVIL a term of reproach; a bad or vile character; a scoundrel, villain; a worthless knave …c1420 obs.
 TITIVILLER a bad or vile character, a scoundrel, a rogue, a rascal, a knave, a villain …1500 obs. rare
 VAMPIRE a person of a malignant and loathsome character, esp. one who preys ruthlessly upon others; a vile and cruel exactor or extortioner …1741
 VERMIN a vile, objectionable, or offensive person …1581
 VERMINAILLE vile, objectionable, or offensive people …1600 obs.
– VILIACO a vile or contemptible person; a villain, a scoundrel, a coward …1599 obs.
 
VILE etc. – VERBS
 DETURPATE to become vile or base …1691 obs.


VILIFICATION, VILIFIER, VILIFY, VILIFYING – NOUNS
 LACK the act of vilifying …BK1902 Sc.
 SALT BOMB personal vilification …2000s African-American sl.
 
VILIFICATION etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 BEDIRTER a thrower of dirt; a vilifier …1747 obs.
 
VILIFICATION etc. – VERBS
 BAFFLE to speak to or of in terms of contempt; to vilify, to ‘run down’ …1674 obs.
 BAUCHLE to subject to disgrace or ignominy; to vilify; to treat contemptuously …c1470 Sc. obs.
 BEDAUB to spatter with abuse; to vilify …1553-87
 BEDIRT to cover or defile with dirt; to ‘throw dirt at,’ to vilify …1622 obs.
 BESPATTER to cover with abuse; to vilify or slander, to calumniate …1653
 BLAZE to vilify, to calumniate; to spread rumours …Bk1911 Sc.
 CALL ONE OUT OF ONE’S NAME to abuse, to vilify …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 DEBASE to lower in estimation; to decry, to depreciate, to vilify …1565 obs.
 DEBAUCH to vilify, to damage in reputation; to depreciate, to disparage …1601 obs.
 ILLIFY to slander, defame, vilify, abuse; to speak disparagingly of …1862 Eng. dial.
 JAWHAWK to abuse; to vilify …1890 Amer. sl.
 OPPROBRIATE to speak abusively or contemptuously of or to; to reproach; to vilify …1649 rare
 POINT THE FINGER to accuse or vilify …1829 Amer. sl.


VILLAGE – NOUNS
– a large village GAAVE 1906 Sc.
– a nearby village or district NAKED CITY 1967 Amer. dial.
– a village ALDEA 1547 Anglo-Indian 
– a village DORP 1582
– a village VEELAGE 1926 Sc.
– a village, a collection of dwellings CASTLE c1000 obs.
– a village, a hamlet HAMIL;  HAMMIL 1790 Eng. dial.
– a village, a manor-house; a farmhouse; a village BOO Bk1911 Sc.
– a village, a town, a hamlet BERG 1843 Amer. dial.
– a village or town VILE;  VILLE;  VOIL;  VYLE L17 sl.
– a village or town; a place of habitation BY c950 obs.
– a village, town, hamlet BURG;  BURGH 1843 Amer. dial.
– the chief village of a district CAP-CASTLE 1664 obs.
– the general shop of a village or small town JOHN A’THINGS’ SHOP 1893 Sc.
– the light of the village or hamlet JOHN A’THINGS’ SHOP 1795 Eng. dial.


VILLAIN – ADJECTIVES
 HIGH-RENTED of a villain: extremely well-known to the police …L19 UK criminals’ sl.
 
VILLAIN – NOUNS, PERSON
 BABBLER a criminal, a villain …1928 rhyming sl. for ‘crook’ (Babbling Brook)
 BAD BWAI;  BAD BWOY a villain, a criminal, a rebellious young male …1999 W. Indies & Black British teen sl.
 BADDIE;  BADDY a bad or wicked person; a scoundrel, a villain, esp. as a character in play, film, etc. …1934 colloq., orig. US
 BAD EGG a rogue, a villain, a scoundrel, a rascal, a worthless fellow …1847 sl., orig. US
 BAD GUY a villain or enemy, esp. in a film or other work of fiction …1932 colloq., orig. US
 BAD LOT a rogue, a villain, an untrustworthy person …1848 sl.
 BADMAN a desperado, an outlaw, a gunman; a violent or ruthless criminal; a villain …1855 chiefly US
 BADMASH in India: a disreputable or villainous man …M19
 BADSTER a villain, a morally bad person …1944 Aust. sl.
 BANDIT a villain, a criminal …1970 UK sl.
 BLACKGUARD a person, esp. a man, who behaves in a dishonourable or contemptible way; someone worthless or despicable; a villain; a rough;  an open scoundrel; a term of the utmost opprobrium …1732
 BLACK HAT a villain or criminal, esp. one in a film or other work of fiction; a ‘bad guy’ …1959 colloq., orig. US
 BUDMASH one following evil courses; a bad character; a villain, a rascal …1870 orig. Ind. army
 CAITIFF a base, mean, despicable person; a villain …a1300
 CANARY-BIRD a young villain …17C sl.
– CHOIR BIRD a mendicant villain who, recently released from prison, returns to robbery, specializing in stealing horses …M16 UK criminals’ sl. 
– CHOIR COVE a villain …L16 UK criminals’ sl. 
 CRACK HALTER a rogue, a villain …16C sl.
 CRACK HEMP a rogue, a villain …16C sl.
 DARBY-RINGER a villain …L17 sl.
 DARK ENGINEER a villain …L17 sl.
 DEAD-NAP a cheat; a downright rogue; an absolute villain …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 DOG-BOLT a term of contempt or reproach applied to a person; a contemptible fellow; a mean wretch or villain …1465 obs.
 FAGUEN a villain, a depraved character …M19 UK criminals’ sl.
 GALLOWS-FACE one who has the appearance of a gallows-bird; a villain; a rascal …1725 Sc. obs.
 GERARD;  GERRARD a villain …a1300 obs.
 GHOST a person, a wicked-looking person; a villain …a1000 obs.
 HARLOT a vagabond, a vagrant; a beggar, a rogue, a rascal, a villain, a low fellow, a knave …a1225 obs.
 HAROLD (MACMILLAN) a villain …Bk2004 Brit. rhyming sl.
 HELLICAT a wicked or cruel person; a villain …1816 Sc.
 JACK-THE-LAD (a nickname for) a troublemaker or rogue, esp. one regarded with both admiration and mistrust; someone noticeably sharper, smarter, or smugger than the rest; a young impudent man; a popular villain; also, a wanted criminal…1981 Brit. colloq.
 KEB a villain …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
 LARIKIN a rascal; a villain; a Bohemian; one who acts without regard for conventions …L19 sl., orig. Aust.
 LARRY a rascal; a villain; a Bohemian; one who acts without regard for conventions …L19 sl., orig. Aust.
 LURCHER a rascal, a villain …20C Aust. sl.
 MACER a thief; a villain …L19 sl.
 MOBARD;  MOBBARD a villain, a rascal; a fool; a clown, a boor …a1450 obs. rare
 NASTY an unpleasant or dangerous person; a villain; a hateful, offensive person …1968 Amer. sl.
 PAD a villain’s female companion …M17 sl.
 PARDONER a term of reproach, a scoundrel, a villain, a cheat …c1700 obs.
 QUEER BIRD a mendicant villain who, recently released from prison, returns to robbery, specializing in stealing horses …M16 UK criminals’ sl.
 QUEER COVE a villain …L16 UK criminals’ sl.
 QUIRE BIRD a mendicant villain who, recently released from prison, returns to robbery, specializing in stealing horses …M16 UK criminals’ sl.
 QUIRE COVE a villain …L16 UK criminals’ sl.
 RAFFLE COFFIN a ruffian, a villain …c1696 sl.
 RAJ a villain, a trickster …1940s W. Indies sl.
 RAKE JAKES a villain …18C sl.
 RAMPALLIAN a ruffian, a scoundrel, a villain …L16
 RAMPALLION a ruffian, a villain, a scoundrel, a rogue, a knave, a rascal …1593 obs.
– a villain; a rogue, a scoundrel, a rascal, a worthless fellow ROTTEN EGG 1847 sl., orig. US
– villains, criminals SAN TOYS 1900s rhyming sl. for ‘The Boys’
– a dedicated villain who has (so far) escaped the gallows; a scoundrel; a rascal SCAPEGALLOWS 1799
 SCART a saving, industrious person; a niggard; a villain; a fool …1895 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 SCELLUM;  SCHELLAM;  SKELLUM a rascal, a scamp, a rogue, a scoundrel, a villain …1611 arch.
 SKELL a villain, a rogue, esp. a vagrant who lives on the streets; a street derelict who may be a villain …1957 US sl.
 SKELM a rascal, a scamp, a rogue, a scoundrel, a villain …1611 arch.
 SMAIK a disreputable or worthless person; a villain …LME Sc. arch.
 TAKE a thief; a villain, esp. a cheat at cards …1968 Aust. sl.
 TALENT a rascal, a villain, a Bohemian, one who acts without regard for conventions …1880 Aust. sl.
 TARTARIAN a thief; a noisy blustering villain; a strolling vagabond; a sharper …1608 cant
 TEARAWAY a minor gangster; a small-time villain …1938 sl.
– TITIVIL a term of reproach; a bad or vile character; a scoundrel, villain; a worthless knave …c1420 obs.
 TITIVILLER a bad or vile character, a scoundrel, a rogue, a rascal, a knave, a villain …1500 obs. rare
– VILIACO a vile or contemptible person; a villain, a scoundrel, a coward …1599 obs.
– WIDE-OH a villain; a petty criminal; a rogue …1988 Sc. sl.
– WIDO a villain; a petty criminal; a rogue …1935 Sc. sl.
 WRONGO a criminal; an undesirable person; a bad person; a wicked person; a villain …1930s sl., orig. US
 
VILLAIN – NOUNS, PERSON, OTHER
 PAD a villain’s female companion …1630 UK criminals’ sl.


VILLAINOUS, VILLAINY – ADJECTIVES
 FACINOROUS extremely wicked, grossly criminal, villainous, atrocious, vile, infamous, detestably bad …1548 obs. exc. arch.
 GALLOWS fit for the gallows; deserving to be hanged; villainous, wicked …c1425
 GAME of men: cunning, villainous …E19 sl.
 HANG-DOG low, degraded; having a base or sneaking appearance; villainous, bad …1677
 HANG-DOG-LIKE villainous, bad …1866 Sc.
 HANG-GALLOWS destined or fit for the gallows; villainous, bad …1790
 NEFARIOUS wicked, iniquitous, villainous …1604
 NEFAST wicked, iniquitous, villainous …1849 rare
 NEFASTOUS wicked, iniquitous, villainous …1727 rare
 PERNICIOUS villainous, wicked, evil, malicious …1555 now rare or obs.
 RAGGALDY villainous …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 SCELEROUS wicked, villainous …1534 obs.
 SCELESTIOUS wicked, evil, villainous …1608 obs. rare
 
VILLAINOUS etc. – NOUNS
 BIT OF NONSENSE any form of villainy, esp. when easily accomplished …1950s sl.
 HANG-DOG LOOK a villainous or vile expression …1886 Eng. dial.
 HANG-GALLOWS LOOK a thieving, villainous or vile expression or appearance …1785
 
VILLAINOUS etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 ALLEY RAT a particularly unpleasant, villainous, and impoverished person …1910s sl.
 BADMASH one following evil courses; a bad, wicked, or disreputable fellow; a villainous man; a rascal, a scoundrel …1843 Anglo-Indian


VIM – NOUNS
– vim; energy; dash SNAP 1865 Amer. sl.
– vim; pep; energy, vigour, vitality ZING 1918 sl., orig. US