Definitions For Foul


  • 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
  • An action that is against the rules and for which a player is given a penalty
  • A batted ball that lands outside the foul lines : a foul ball
  • To make (a substance, place, etc.) dirty
  • To commit a foul
  • To commit a foul against (another player)


  • Especially of a ship's lines etc
  • Disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter
  • Characterized by obscenity
  • Violating accepted standards or rules
  • Offensively malodorous
  • (of a manuscript) defaced with changes
  • Highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust


  • (of a baseball) not hit between the foul lines

Is Foul a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Foul is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Foul in a Sentence

  • The foul odor of rotten eggs
  • The medicine left a foul taste in my mouth.
  • The weather has been foul all week.
  • He hit several fouls in a row.
  • Pollutants that foul the air
  • She fouled on her first long jump attempt.
  • He was fouled as he attempted the shot.

Synonyms for Foul

Antonyms for Foul

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