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Definition of vile adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    vile

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//vaɪl//
     
    (viler, vilest)
     
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  1. 1(informal) extremely unpleasant or bad synonym disgusting a vile smell The weather was really vile most of the time. He was in a vile mood.
  2. 2(formal) morally bad; completely unacceptable synonym wicked the vile practice of taking hostages
NAmE//ˈvaɪlli//
 
adverb
 
noun [uncountable]
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