English dictionary definition of:



  • an act that violates the rules of a sport


  • become soiled and dirty
  • make unclean
  • spot, stain, or pollute
  • make impure
  • commit a foul; break the rules
  • hit a foul ball
  • become or cause to become obstructed


  • especially of a ship's lines etc
  • disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter
  • characterized by obscenity
  • (of a baseball) not hit between the foul lines
  • violating accepted standards or rules
  • offensively malodorous
  • (of a manuscript) defaced with changes
  • highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust


afoul befoul cheating choke clog congest contaminate cruddy defile dirty disgustful disgusting distasteful fetid American English spelling filthy foetid British English spelling foul-smelling fouled funky ill-scented loathly loathsome maculate marked-up nasty noisome pollute repellant repellent repelling revolting skanky smelly smutty stinking unsporting unsportsmanlike wicked yucky

Scrabble score for foul

Scrabble score = 7

generated at 01:24:32 on 26-01-20

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