What does the word villain mean?

Usage examples for villain

  1. Why don't you arrest that villain? – The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honore de Balzac
  2. The villain, to allow himself such a jest. – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  3. And you- you are married to that villain? – The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Part 2 (of 10) by Edith Wharton