fouled fouled  /ˈfaʊld/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) made dirty or foul
  2. (adj) especially of a ship's lines etc

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. When one boxer fouls another the profession of boxing is also fouled; when judges hand out a bad decision the profession is given a figurative black eye.
  2. The other got his parachute fouled in a palm tree on a coral reef, and, in freeing himself, fell to the ground and broke his right thigh.
  3. Smoggy skies, fouled rivers, toxic waste.

News

  1. A year after Knoxville mulch fire, new policies have been followed

    Mulch burned on a 9-acre site in the city’s center for a week last year. The April fire fouled air, killed fish and temporarily shut down businesses.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Knoxville News Sentinel

  2. How Miami Heat make San Antonio Spurs uncomfortable

    Spurs center Tim Duncan gets fouled by Heat guard Ray Allen in Game 4 of the NBA Finals. / Pool, USA TODAY Sports SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Spurs want to play big. They built their first two championships on the "Twin Towers" of David Robinson and Tim Duncan.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Port Clinton News Herald

  3. Yankees First Baseman Teixeira Leaves Game In Fourth Inning, Aggravates Wrist

    Teixeira flied out to right and fouled out to third before leaving Saturday's game after aggravating his right wrist.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: CBS New York

Quotes

  1. "I thought Kobe got fouled on the shot, so I figured it was going to be short," Artest said. "And it was a little short."
    on May 27, 2010 By: Ron Artest Source: CBC.ca

  2. "What did happen was kind of unfortunate. It's kind of something that, you know, I still have trouble believing that it happened that way," Quentin said Friday. "My last at-bat, the second pitch I fouled off against Lee. Something I've done...
    on Sep 5, 2008 By: Carlos Quentin Source: USA Today

  3. "So you can speculate all you want about which guy (fouled), I think it is a waste of time. I think there was nothing there. I think it is a good goal and that's it," he added.
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Bob Bradley Source: ABC Online

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