Her vs Villain - What's the difference?

her | villain |

As verbs the difference between her and villain

is that her is (lb) while villain is (obsolete|transitive) to debase; to degrade.

As nouns the difference between her and villain

is that her is while villain is (en) a vile, wicked person.



(wikipedia her)

Alternative forms



  • Belonging to her.
  • This is her book


  • The form of she used after a preposition or as the object of a verb; that woman, that ship, etc.
  • Give it to her (after preposition)
    He wrote her a letter (indirect object)
    He treated her for a cold (direct object)
  • * February 1896 , Ground-swells'', by Jeannette H. Walworth, published in ''Lippincott's Monthly Magazine ; page 183:
  • "Then what became of her ?"
    "Her'? Which ‘'''her'''’? The park is full of ‘' hers ’."
    "The lady with the green feathers in her hat. A big Gainsborough hat. I am quite sure it was Miss Hartuff."




    Alternative forms

    * (l) (archaic)


    (en noun)
  • (rfc-sense) (en) A vile, wicked person.
  • # An extremely depraved person, or one capable or guilty of great crimes.
  • # A deliberate scoundrel.
  • The bad person in a work of fiction; often the main antagonist of the hero.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1905, author=
  • , title= , chapter=2 citation , passage=Miss Phyllis Morgan, as the hapless heroine dressed in the shabbiest of clothes, appears in the midst of a gay and giddy throng; she apostrophises all and sundry there, including the villain , and has a magnificent scene which always brings down the house, and nightly adds to her histrionic laurels.}}
  • * July 18 2012 , Scott Tobias, AV Club The Dark Knight Rises [http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-dark-knight-rises-review-batman,82624/]
  • As The Dark Knight Rises brings a close to Christopher Nolan’s staggeringly ambitious Batman trilogy, it’s worth remembering that director chose The Scarecrow as his first villain —not necessarily the most popular among the comic’s gallery of rogues, but the one who set the tone for entire series.
  • Synonyms

    * knave * rascal * scamp * bad guy * cad * See also * See also *antagonist

    Derived terms

    * supervillain * villainess


    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To debase; to degrade.
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