What is the meaning of foul?

noun

  • An act that violates the rules of a sport.

verb

  • Hit a foul ball.
  • Make impure.
    • usage: "The industrial wastes polluted the lake"
  • Become or cause to become obstructed.
    • usage: "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
  • Commit a foul; break the rules.
  • Spot, stain, or pollute.
    • usage: "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"
  • Make unclean.
    • usage: "foul the water"
  • Become soiled and dirty.

adjective

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APAWordNet. (2010). foul. Retrieved April 22, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/foul/definitions/1174450
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