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foul

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of FOUL

1
marked by wet and windy conditions <the foul weather brought out the windbreakers and rain slickers as everyone braced for a day of rough sailing>
2
not being in accordance with the rules or standards of what is fair in sport <an aggressive hockey player who is known for his foul play and readiness for a fight>
Phrases below the belt
3
causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment <a foul taste that made us gag>
5
having an unpleasant smell <the foul fumes from the paper mill>
Synonyms fetid, foul, frowsty [chiefly British], frowsy (or frowzy), funky, fusty, musty, noisome, rank, reeking, reeky, ripe, smelly, stenchy, stinking, stinky, strong
Near Antonyms flowery, fruity, spicy, woodsy
May 29, 2015
bodacious Hear it
unmistakable, remarkable, or voluptuous
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