Definition of vindictive


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • vindictive is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 19 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • vindictive is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 23 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of vindictive

  • disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge (adjective)

    Examples

    1. more vindictive than jealous love
    2. punishments...essentially vindictive in their nature

    Synonyms

    1. revengeful
    2. vengeful

  • showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a vindictive man will look for occasions for resentment

    Synonyms

    1. despiteful
    2. spiteful

See definition of vindictive in Merriam Webster