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adjective as in vulgar, offensive

adjective as in corrupt, dishonest

noun as in infraction


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Example Sentences

Entering through a window, Mono emerges into a foul kitchen where insects buzz over towering dirty dishes.

Jamorko Pickett posted 12 points, eight rebounds and three assists, and Chudier Bile also scored 12 points before fouling out.

We all have to go in and rebound and take an offensive foul.

The 22-year-old forward didn’t shoot well and flubbed fouling Heat center Bam Adebayo when the big man caught the ball on an inbounds pass during the last play of the game with the Washington Wizards up three.

Justyn Mutts added 17 points, and Hunter Cattoor scored 12 before fouling out.

Father Joel Román Salazar died in a car crash in 2013; his death was ruled an accident, but the suspicion of foul play persists.

Malcolm Tucker, a foul-mouthed political advisor, was the role that turned Capaldi into a household name in Britain.

Foul-mouthed chauvinist who flirted with chicks in a hot tub or celebrity-friendly sociopolitical satirist?

Playing the foul-mouthed bad character will become as predictable and counter-intuitive as a playing a thousand Joeys.

Miller took particular exception to a post in which Kelley had worried she might fall victim to foul play.

Two years later this promising recruit, having fallen foul of the military authorities, had to leave the service under a cloud.

But I have some more foul way to trot through still, in your Epistles and Satyrs, &c.

After he was securely bound he was forced to stand while the two, with foul epithets, hung the body of the corporal over the road.

Without warning, we found ourselves foul of a picket-line, and the vague forms of grazing horses loomed close by.

But it was strongly rumoured that there had been foul play, peculation, even forgery.

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On this page you'll find 273 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to foul, such as: fetid, filthy, hateful, horrid, nasty, and putrid.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.