- n an act that violates the rules of a sport
- v hit a foul ball
- v make impure
- v become or cause to become obstructed
- v commit a foul; break the rules
- v spot, stain, or pollute
- v make unclean
foul the water
- v become soiled and dirty
- s highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
- s offensively malodorous
a foul odor
- s violating accepted standards or rules
used foul means to gain power
- a (of a baseball) not hit between the foul lines
- s (of a manuscript) defaced with changes
foul (or dirty) copy
- s characterized by obscenity
- s disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter
a foul pond
- s especially of a ship's lines etc
with its sails afoul
a foul anchor
- Instead, you bring in a guy like Emanuel, the most hardheaded, no-nonsense, foul-mouthed, smart-as-hell, get-it-done-or-get-out-of-my-way Washington insider of his generation.
- NBA official Joey Crawford ejects Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs after Duncan's second technical foul during NBA action against the Dallas Mavericks April 15, 2007.
- In Game 5, Wade shot 25 foul shots as much as the entire Dallas team.
- James Dobson in Seattle Post Intelligencer
The Rev. James Dobson, head of the conservative Focus on Family, denounced McCain as a man who has "gone out of his way to stick his thumb in the eyes" of party conservatives, and called McCain a man of "legendary temper (who) often uses foul...
- Sunil Gulati in Lewiston Sun Journal
I haven't seen the replay, but I've had 43 text messages from people who did, and they didn't see a foul, either,US Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati said.
- Bob Bradley in The Associated Press
I think it's a good goal, first. I think the only things really that could be called would be penalty kicks for us,coach Bob Bradley said. "There are times when a referee, for whatever reason, blows a foul and now thinks either he didn't...