foul

All Adjective Noun Verb
16,440 examples (0.09 sec)
  • He could stop dead in a boat length if his line fouled. Cited from Poor Man's Rock, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • The word he had used stood for the foulest thing on earth to her. Cited from Viola Gwyn, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • However, he fouled three times and ended his first major competition without a mark to his name.
  • Reports now say there could have been some foul play involved.
  • He continued moving, however, and got off the shot while being fouled.
  • Her own children, however, died at a very young age and appeared to be by foul play.
  • He also set a league record by fouling out of six consecutive games that season.
  • The police immediately entered her home after identifying her body and found no foul play.
  • Some closer to the scene say foul play may have been involved.
  • Until the other, who has fouled your sweet life, is true dead you must not die. Cited from Dracula, by Bram Stoker
  • This was the first professional match without fouling of which there is any record.
  • He attempted six field goals - making none - and committed five personal fouls.
  • In the loss, he lasted just over seven minutes before fouling out in club record time.
  • Williams let the first one go and fouled off the second one.
  • He also led the league in personal fouls that same year.
  • Thus each team spent the last minutes fouling each other.
  • However, the fouled player must make the first free throw in order to get the second.
  • And she must use that sail, day and night, fair weather and foul.
  • Both objects are used to determine whether a ball is foul or fair.
  • Three years into peace, however, he fell foul of the law and was found guilty in court.
  • Next »

Meaning of foul

  • noun An act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb Hit a foul ball
  • verb Commit a foul; break the rules
  • verb Spot, stain, or pollute
    The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it
  • verb Make unclean
    foul the water
  • verb Become soiled and dirty
  • adjective (of a baseball) not hit between the foul lines