Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Desiring vengeance; vindictive.
  • adjective Characterized by or stemming from a desire for revenge.
  • adjective Serving to exact vengeance.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Vindictive; retributive; revengeful.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Vindictive; retributive; revengeful.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Vindictive or wanting vengeance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge

Etymologies

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From venge +‎ -ful.

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