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foul play

noun

Simple Definition of foul play

  • : criminal violence or murder

  • : unfair or dishonest acts

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of foul play

  1. :  violence; especially :  murder

Examples of foul play in a sentence

  1. There is no evidence of foul play.

  2. <the coroner ruled that there was no evidence of foul play>



15th Century

First Known Use of foul play

15th century



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