Pronunciation of Foul
/fˈa͡ʊl/, /fˈaʊl/, /f_ˈaʊ_l/
Antonyms for foul:
Synonyms for foul:
low, strike out.
Other synonyms and related words:
dreadful, ribald, nauseating, abominable, low, fouled, detestable, obnoxious, noxious, awful, fulsome, clog up, abhorrent, scandalous, black, shameful, gross, horrible, pornographic, vile, noisome, shocking, afoul, infamous, wretched, sickening, contemptible, bawdy, despicable, horrid, low-down, stagnant, unprintable, rank, lewd, rotten.
destructive, reprehensible, sinful, baneful, damnable, evil, detrimental, repellent, wicked, terrible, offensive, disgraceful, sinister, repulsive, calamitous, abominable, hideous, heinous, nefarious, loathsome, atrocious, monstrous, bad, revolting, repugnant.
icky, repulsive, heinous, coarse, abhorrent, scandalous, abominable, dirty, malodorous, raunchy, obscene, noisome, squalid, stinking, nefarious, loathsome, unfair, unjust, horrid, wicked, sullied, lewd, offensive, smutty, indecent, monstrous, scatological, hateful, polluted, impure, disgraceful, low, rotten, repellent, scurrilous, yucky, putrid, revolting, nasty, vile, despicable, profane, unclean, infamous, fetid, shameful, mucky, vicious, inequitable, nauseating, filthy, detestable.
hateful, corrosive, nasty, rancorous, antagonistic, malevolent, perfidious, vindictive, Black-hearted, mean, catty, virulent, sullen, malicious, hostile, hurtful, evil, sinister, baleful, baneful, vicious, wicked, venomous, churlish, bitter, spiteful, malignant, ill-natured, treacherous.
crummy, icky, smutty, unsanitary, scatological, fetid, mucky, putrid, sloppy, unhygenic, squalid, grungy, toxic, dingy, scruffy, festering, slovenly, disgusting, grimy, untidy, shabby, sordid, dirty, muddy, odious, insalubrious, defiled, impure, infectious, murky, septic, dusty, grubby, offensive, filthy, unclean, obscene.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
disgustful, repellent, defile, befoul, afoul, skanky, back up, choke off, funky, putrid, marked-up, malodorous, tangled, unclean, maculate, foul-smelling, unsporting, unsportsmanlike, dirty, yucky, unfair, foetid, nasty, stinking, distasteful, illegible, smelly, contaminate, noisome, disgusting, clog, fouled, revolting, repellant, smutty, out of bounds, pollute, repelling, loathly, wicked, cheating, offensive, unjust, filthy, clog up, soiled, inclement, vile, fetid, loathsome, congest, choke.
foul play (noun)
congest, frustrate, handicap, check, stay, entrap, jam, choke, baffle, crimp, bottleneck, block, plug, delay, cripple, encumber, impede, impair, mire, bung, cramp, brake, restrict, burden, constrain, constipate, oppose, hinder, bar, restrain, fetter, entangle, dam, obstruct, deter, drag, hamstring, curb, snarl, inhibit, detain, hamper, resist, snag, tangle, counter, interrupt, paralyze, complicate, thwart, clog, catch, stop.
Usage examples for foul:
- Could she live in the foul air that poured forth from that dismal mouth? - "Castle Craneycrow", George Barr McCutcheon.
- I only say that I have a horrible suspicion that there has been foul play. - "The Mynns' Mystery", George Manville Fenn.
- Is there evidence of foul play? - "Anderson Crow, Detective", George Barr McCutcheon.