Adjective Definition


1.Definition: (of a baseball) not hit between the foul lines

2.Definition: (of a manuscript) defaced with changes

"Foul (or dirty) copy"

Related Adjective(s):dirty

3.Definition: characterized by obscenity

"Foul language"

Related Adjective(s):cruddy, filthy, nasty, smutty

4.Definition: disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter

"A foul pond"

Related Adjective(s):filthy, nasty

5.Definition: especially of a ship's lines etc

"With its sails afoul", "A foul anchor"

Related Adjective(s):afoul, fouled

6.Definition: highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust

Related Adjective(s):disgustful, disgusting, distasteful, loathly, loathsome, repellant, repellent, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky

7.Definition: offensively malodorous

"A foul odor"

Related Adjective(s):fetid, foetid, funky, noisome, smelly, stinking

8.Definition: violating accepted standards or rules

"Used foul means to gain power"

Related Adjective(s):cheating, dirty, unsporting, unsportsmanlike

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