Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Extremely malevolent; virulent; deadly.

Part of speech: noun

One who has evil intentions.

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Usage examples "malignant":

  1. " I 'm glad you 've got it," muttered Cleremont, whose eyes glistened with malignant spite. - "That Boy Of Norcott's", Charles James Lever.
  2. His light is almost always dry; and in one sense, though not in another, a little malignant. - "A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature", George Saintsbury.
  3. She glanced from Christophe to the queen- mother and from the queen- mother back to Christophe,- her face expressing malignant doubt. - "Catherine de' Medici", Honore de Balzac.