[ US /ˈfaʊɫd/ ]
[ UK /fˈa‍ʊld/ ]
  1. made dirty or foul
    a building befouled with soot
    breathing air fouled and darkened with factory soot
  2. especially of a ship's lines etc
    with its sails afoul
    a foul anchor
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How To Use fouled In A Sentence

  • Martin fouled out of Game 1 and had five fouls each in Games 2 and 3. - Nets' backup guard could move to forefront
  • The vessel's net entangled and fouled the 52-foot motor lifeboat's twin 36-inch brass propellers.
  • Her propeller shaft was fouled and she was dragging her anchor, so Endurance, some 25 miles away when the call went out, closed in at top speed to act as on-scene commander.
  • Fouled hard by Walter McCarty and Rodney Rogers, Martin clenched his fists but calmly walked to the foul line to shoot his free throws. - Nets' Martin cleans up game
  • After Brewster had been fouled on the edge of the box, Sauzee stepped up, determined to banish the memory of his penalty miss.
  • The oil spill has fouled at least four beaches.
  • The bird befouled its own nest.
  • Scientists have long known that gout develops when joints become fouled with crystals of uric acid, which is a natural digestion product of purine.
  • Korver missed a free throw with 21.2 seconds left and Howard grabbed the rebound and was again fouled, hitting 1-of-2 free throws. NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball - Creighton vs. Wichita State
  • In The Edison [1933] AC 449, the appellants, whose vessel had been fouled by the respondents, claimed damages under various heads.
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