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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An act that violates of the rules of a sport. v. - Become soiled and dirty; Make unclean; Make impure.

Usage examples (42)
  • Resentment and anger are not good for the soul. They are foul things.
  • foul (or dirty) copy
  • A foul odor
  • foul the water for more
Tutoring comment
  • The farmer cried "foul" (an illegal move) when he discovered his neighbor's dogs chasing his "fowl." (a bird)
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