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English definition


  • 1. an act that violates of the rules of a sport


  • 1. hit a foul ball

  • 2. make impure;

    • "The industrial wastes polluted the lake"
  • 3. become or cause to become obstructed;

    • "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"
    • "The water pipe is backed up"
  • 4. commit a foul; break the rules

  • 5. spot, stain, or pollute;

    • "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"
  • 6. make unclean;

    • "foul the water"
  • 7. become soiled and dirty


  • 1. highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust;

    • "a disgusting smell"
    • "distasteful language"
    • "a loathsome disease"
    • "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"
    • "revolting food"
    • "a wicked stench"
  • 2. offensively malodorous;

    • "a putrid smell"
  • 3. violating accepted standards or rules;

    • "a dirty fighter"
    • "used foul means to gain power"
    • "a nasty unsporting serve"
    • "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior"
  • 4. (of a baseball) not hit between the foul lines

  • 5. (of a manuscript) defaced with changes;

    • "foul (or dirty) copy"
  • 6. thoroughly unpleasant;

    • "filthy (or foul or nasty or vile) weather we're having"
  • 7. characterized by obscenity;

    • "had a filthy mouth"
    • "foul language"
    • "smutty jokes"
  • 8. disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter;

    • "as filthy as a pigsty"
    • "a foul pond"
    • "a nasty pigsty of a room"
  • 9. especially of a ship's lines etc;

    • "with its sails afoul"
    • "a foul anchor"

Example sentences

  • What a foul day it is!

  • I've had a foul morning; everything's gone wrong.

  • Once you have eliminated the obvious causes of death, you must consider the possibility of foul play.

  • The house was filled with foul odour.

  • The water in the swamp is foul.

  • By parking your car here, you could fall foul of the law.

  • The prisoner used foul language towards the policeman.

  • The footballer made a professional foul.

  • His action ran foul of the law.

  • When everything is running smoothly, why must he step in and foul thing up?

  • The footballer tried to foul.

  • Take off those foul clothes and let me wash them.

  • Murder is a foul deed.

  • Players were warned twice for foul play.

  • He had fallen foul of the FBI.

  • Deprived of the crushing victory it was confidently expecting, the party cried foul.

  • If they disputed his allegation, Paul would rip into them with every foul word you could imagine.

  • He had a foul mouth.

  • One of the judges thought it was a foul throw.

  • The report says it suspects foul play was involved in the deaths of two journalists.

  • Local detectives have ruled out foul play.

  • The language is foul and the violence horribly realistic.

  • When he came back, he was in a foul mood.

  • He was in a foul mood because he had been stood up.

  • Judge Isabel Oliva said last night: "I have closed the case. There was no foul play."

Phrase collocation

  • foul one's (own) nest

    do something damaging or harmful to oneself or one's own interests

  • foul something up ( 或 foul up)

    make a mistake with or spoil something

    • leaders should admit when they completely foul things up.

  • foul out

    &I{Sports} To be put out of a game for exceeding the number of permissible fouls.

  • foul up

    To blunder or cause to blunder because of mistakes or poor judgment.

Synonym discrimination

  • dirty, foul, nasty


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