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foulest, superlative; fouler, comparative;
  1. Offensive to the senses, esp. through having a disgusting smell or taste or being unpleasantly soiled
    • - a foul odor
    • - his foul breath
  2. Very disagreeable or unpleasant
    • - the news had put Michelle in a foul mood
  3. (of the weather) Wet and stormy

  4. (of wind or tide) Opposed to one's desired course

  5. Wicked or immoral
    • - murder most foul
  6. (of language) Obscene or profane

  7. Done contrary to the rules of a sport
    • - a foul tackle
  8. Containing or charged with noxious matter; polluted
    • - foul, swampy water
  9. Clogged or choked with
    • - the land was foul with weeds
  10. (of a rope or anchor) Entangled

  11. (of a ship's bottom) Encrusted with algae, barnacles, or other marine growth

  12. (of a first copy or proof) Defaced by corrections

  1. Make foul or dirty; pollute
    • - factories that fouled the atmosphere
  2. Disgrace or dishonor

  3. (of an animal) Make (something) dirty with excrement
    • - make sure that your pet never fouls the sidewalk
  4. (of a person) Defecate involuntarily

  5. (in sports) Commit a foul against (an opponent)

  6. Hit a foul ball
    • - Carter fouled into the glove of Boggs
  7. (of a ship) Collide with or interfere with the passage of (another)

  8. Cause (a cable, anchor, or other object) to become entangled or jammed
    • - watch out for driftwood which might foul up the engine
  9. Become entangled in this way

  1. (in sports) An unfair or invalid stroke or piece of play, esp. one involving interference with an opponent

  2. A collision or entanglement in riding, rowing, or running

  3. A disease in the feet of cattle

  1. Unfairly; contrary to the rules

  2. (in sports) In foul territory
    • - if a batter hits a bunt foul with two strikes, he is out

  1. hit a foul ball
  2. an act that violates the rules of a sport
  3. disgusting: highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"
  4. fetid: offensively malodorous; "a foul odor"; "the kitchen smelled really funky"
  5. pollute: make impure; "The industrial wastes polluted the lake"
  6. cheating(a): violating accepted standards or rules; "a dirty fighter"; "used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting serve"; "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior"
  7. A foul in football (soccer) is an unfair act by a player which is deemed by the referee to contravene Law 12 of the Laws of the Game.
  8. In baseball, a foul ball is a batted ball that: * Settles on foul territory between home and first base or between home and third base, or * Bounds past first or third base on or over foul territory, or * First falls on foul territory beyond first or third base, or * While on or over foul ...
  9. In basketball, a foul is an infraction of the rules concerning illegal personal contact with an opponent and/or unsportsmanlike behavior. A personal foul is the most common type of foul in basketball. ...
  10. Foul was a football fanzine that was first published in the United Kingdom in October 1972 by Cambridge University students. It is regarded as being the first recognisable football fanzine, and continued until 1976. One of its writers was Chris Lightbown. ...
  11. Foul is a nautical term meaning to entangle or entwine, and more generally that something is wrong or difficult. The term dates back to usage with wind-driven sailing ships.
  12. In sports, a foul is an inappropriate or unfair act by a player as deemed by a referee. A foul may be intentional or accidental, and often results in a penalty.
  13. A breach of the rules of a game, especially one involving inappropriate contact with an opposing player in order to gain an advantage; as, for example, foot-tripping in soccer, or contact of any kind in basketball; A (usually accidental) contact between a bowler and the lane before the bowler ...
  14. (fouled) Entangled or clogged.
  15. (FOULED) The encrusting of foreign matter or debris on the hull of a boat
  16. (Fouled) A Ritual that is Fouled cannot be used until a specific action is taken to purify it.
  17. (Fouled) If a rider is fouled, it means something happened during the eight-second ride that gave the bull an unfair advantage over the bull rider. ...
  18. Fouls are actions by a boxer that the referee doesn't feel meet the standard for a fair blow or is unsportsmanlike conduct. There are intentional fouls a accidental fouls.
  19. (6. Fouls) The following actions are fouls at pool when included in the specific rules of the game being played. If several fouls occur on one shot, only the most serious one is enforced. If a foul is not called before the next shot begins, the foul is assumed not to have happened.
  20. (Fouls) Automatic foul lights on each side of the lanes are set to
  21. Fouls are any type of illegal action that a fighter performs during the course of fight, including low blows, elbows, intentional head butts, and more.
  22. A hand that may not be played for one reason or another. A player with a foul hand may not make any claim on any portion of the pot. Example: "He ended up with three cards after the flop, so the dealer declared his hand foul."
  23. When a line ends up somewhere it does not belong and becomes jammed. Lines can foul on blocks, winches and other objects on a boat.
  24. A hand that cannot be played and cannot claim any part of the pot. If a player has three hole cards in Texas holdem, their hand is fouled. Most situations like this that are caught before any betting action takes place are corrected by a re-deal. ...
  25. when the referee judges a violation against an opposing player. The team that suffers the foul is awarded with a direct free kick unless the foul is committed by a defensive player inside his own penalty area, in which case the foul results in a penalty kick.