Definitions of foul

The word "foul" uses 4 letters: flou.

FOUL is playable in:

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Scrabble US7
Scrabble UK7

n. - A bird. 2

superl. - Covered with, or containing, extraneous matter which is injurious, noxious, offensive, or obstructive; filthy; dirty; not clean; polluted; nasty; defiled; as, a foul cloth; foul hands; a foul chimney; foul air; a ship's bottom is foul when overgrown with barnacles; a gun becomes foul from repeated firing; a well is foul with polluted water. 2

superl. - Scurrilous; obscene or profane; abusive; as, foul words; foul language. 2

superl. - Hateful; detestable; shameful; odious; wretched. 2

superl. - Loathsome; disgusting; as, a foul disease. 2

superl. - Ugly; homely; poor. 2

superl. - Not favorable; unpropitious; not fair or advantageous; as, a foul wind; a foul road; cloudy or rainy; stormy; not fair; -- said of the weather, sky, etc. 2

superl. - Not conformed to the established rules and customs of a game, conflict, test, etc.; unfair; dishonest; dishonorable; cheating; as, foul play. 2

superl. - Having freedom of motion interfered with by collision or entanglement; entangled; -- opposed to clear; as, a rope or cable may get foul while paying it out. 2

v. t. - To make filthy; to defile; to daub; to dirty; to soil; as, to foul the face or hands with mire. 2

v. t. - To incrust (the bore of a gun) with burnt powder in the process of firing. 2

v. t. - To cover (a ship's bottom) with anything that impered its sailing; as, a bottom fouled with barnacles. 2

v. t. - To entangle, so as to impede motion; as, to foul a rope or cable in paying it out; to come into collision with; as, one boat fouled the other in a race. 2

v. i. - To become clogged with burnt powder in the process of firing, as a gun. 2

v. i. - To become entagled, as ropes; to come into collision with something; as, the two boats fouled. 2

n. - An entanglement; a collision, as in a boat race. 2

n. - See Foul ball, under Foul, a. 2

n. - In various games or sports, an act done contrary to the rules; a foul stroke, hit, play, or the like. 2

Words formed by adding one letter before or after foul (in bold), or to flou in any order:


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