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FOUL





Definition:

  1. [noun] an act that violates of the rules of a sport

  2. [verb] hit a foul ball

  3. [verb] make impure; "The industrial wastes polluted the lake"
    Synonyms: pollute, contaminate

  4. [verb] become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
    Synonyms: clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke

  5. [verb] commit a foul; break the rules

  6. [verb] spot, stain, or pollute; "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"
    Synonyms: bedefile, maculate

  7. [verb] make unclean; "foul the water"

  8. [verb] become soiled and dirty

  9. [adjective] 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"
    Synonyms: disgusting, disgustful, distasteful, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repellant, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky

  10. [adjective] offensively malodorous; "a putrid smell"
    Synonyms: fetid, foetid, -smelling, funky, noisome, smelly, putrid, stinking

  11. [adjective] violating accepted standards or rules; "a dirty fighter"; "used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting serve"; "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior"
    Synonyms: cheating, dirty, unsporting, unsportsmanlike

  12. [adjective] (of a baseball) not hit between the foul lines

  13. [adjective] (of a manuscript) defaced with changes; "foul (or dirty) copy"
    Synonyms: dirty, marked-up

  14. [adjective] thoroughly unpleasant; "filthy (or foul or nasty or vile) weather we're having"
    Synonyms: filthy, nasty, vile

  15. [adjective] characterized by obscenity; "had a filthy mouth"; "foul language"; "smutty jokes"
    Synonyms: filthy, nasty, smutty

  16. [adjective] disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter; "as filthy as a pigsty"; "a foul pond"; "a nasty pigsty of a room"
    Synonyms: filthy, nasty

  17. [adjective] especially of a ship's lines etc; "with its sails afoul"; "a foul anchor"
    Synonyms: aed

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