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foul

foul

 
pronunciation:
faUl
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: fouler, foulest
definition 1: not pleasant to taste, smell, or look at.
Those old socks give off a foul odor.
 
antonyms:
pleasant
similar words:
decayed, nasty, spoiled
definition 2: falling outside of the lines that mark an area for fair play in a sport.
He hit a foul ball.
derivations: foully (adv.), foulness (n.)
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Are you looking for the word fowl (a bird). Foul and fowl sound alike but have different meanings.
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