Significado de “foul” - en el Diccionario Inglés


uk /faʊl/ us /faʊl/

C1 extremely unpleasant:

Those toilets smell foul!
I've had a foul day at work.
Why are you in such a foul mood this morning?
What foul weather!

C1 Foul speech or other language is offensive, rude, or shocking:

There's too much foul language on TV these days.

foulnoun [ C ]

uk /faʊl/ us /faʊl/


uk /faʊl/ us /faʊl/

(Definición de foul del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

foul en inglés americano

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fouladjective [ -er/-est only ]

us /fɑʊl/

foul adjective [ -er/-est only ] (UNPLEASANT)

extremely unpleasant:

a foul odor
a foul mood
They were using foul language (= rude or offensive language).

foulnoun [ C ]

us /fɑʊl/

foul noun [ C ] (SPORTS)

(esp. in basketball) an act that is against the rules of a sport, sometimes causing injury to another player, or a punishment given to a player for breaking the rules:

an intentional foul
a flagrant foul

In baseball, foul also means foul ball


us /fɑʊl/

foul verb (MAKE DIRTY)

[ T ] to pollute something or make it dirty:

The oil slick fouled the California coastline.

foul verb (SPORTS)

[ I/T ] to commit a foul against another player:

[ T ] Sahlstrom was fouled after the shot.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Definición de foul del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)