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noun 
  1. (basketball) The act of making contact with an opposing player in order to gain advantage.
  2. (baseball) A foul ball, a ball which has been hit outside of the base lines.
Jones hit a up over the screen.
verb 
  1. (transitive) To make dirty.
He's fouled her diapers.
  1. (transitive) To besmirch.
He's fouled his reputation.
  1. (transitive) To clog or obstruct.
The hair has fouled the drain.
  1. (transitive, nautical) To entangle.
The kelp has fouled the prop.
  1. (transitive, basketball) To make contact with an opposing player in order to gain advantage.
Smith fouled him hard.
  1. (transitive, baseball) To hit outside of the baselines.
Jones fouled the ball off the facing of the upper deck.
  1. (intransitive) To become clogged.
''The drain fouled.
  1. (intransitive) To become entangled.
The prop fouled on the kelp.
  1. (intransitive, basketball) To commit a foul.
Smith fouled within the first minute of the quarter.
  1. (intransitive, baseball) To hit a ball outside of the baselines.
Jones fouled for strike one.
adjective 
  1. 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.
Cap'n, she's all fouled up.
  1. Scurrilous; obscene or profane; abusive; as, foul words; foul language.
The rascal spewed forth a series of pronouncements.
  1. Hateful; detestable; shameful; odious; wretched.
He has a set of friends.
  1. Loathsome; disgusting; as, a foul disease.
This food is making me wretch.
  1. Ugly; homely; poor.
  2. 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.
Some weather is brewing.
  1. Not conformed to the established rules and customs of a game, conflict, test, etc.; unfair; dishonest; dishonorable; cheating; as, foul play.
Foul play is not suspected.
  1. (nautical) 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.
We've got a anchor.
  1. (baseball) Outside of the base lines.
Jones hit ball after foul ball.

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