English dictionary definition of:

foil


Noun

  • a light slender flexible sword tipped by a button
  • a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal
  • picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector
  • a device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal plate) so that its surface reacts to the water it is passing through
  • anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities

Verb

  • cover or back with foil
  • hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
  • enhance by contrast

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Thesaurus

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Spellzone course content

View spelling list oi and oy words and learn about the word foil in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 16. Spelling choices for /oi/ sound: oi, oy.

Scrabble score for foil


Scrabble score = 7

generated at 18:02:12 on 04-08-19

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