An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (immoral)
a. evil
La pandilla trabajó en secreto para que nadie descubriera su malvado plan.The gang worked secretly to keep anyone from discovering their evil plan.
b. wicked
La madrastra de Natalie resultó ser tan malvada como cualquier madrastra de los cuentos de hadas.Natalie's stepmother turned out to be just as wicked as any fairy-tale stepmother.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (wicked person)
a. villain
Rafael jugó el papel del malvado en una obra de teatro.Rafael played the role of the villain in a play.
b. evil man (masculine)
El malvado que vive al lado volvió a robarnos el correo.That evil man who lives next door stole our mail again.
c. evil woman (feminine)
La hermana de Laura es una malvada que la estafó robándole la herencia de sus padres.Laura's sister is an evil woman who cheated her out of their parents' inheritance.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. evil, wicked
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. villain, evil person
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malvadoa malvada
evil; wicked
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Phrases with "malvado"
Here are the most popular phrases with "malvado." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
¿Quién es el gigante malvado?
Who's the evil giant?
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