Definition of foe
Examples of foe in a Sentence
Many considered him a foe of democracy.
Her ability was acknowledged by friend and foe alike.
Recent Examples of foe from the Web
Franz (Eclub of Connecticut) appeared to be a formidable foe.
For Middle Easterners, the Obama era meant that the United States was a lousy friend and a harmless foe.
Export giants set tone on trade, climate change at G-20 summit Trump risks uniting Cold War allies and foes against him The U.S. traditionally takes point in the search for common approaches to the big global issues of the day at G-20 summits.
Thailand’s traditional power holders, including the military and the courts, have been among Thaksin’s foes, and Tuesday’s court ruling is likely to revive criticism that the judiciary rules with a political bias against Thaksin’s supporters.
Familiar foeLSU will play the winner of a Saturday nightcap between Florida and TCU.
Florence is 16-2 against West Division foes this season.
Related stories from Miami Herald Trump is chief foe of Democrats running for Florida governor — for now Never miss a local story.
Newmar said after the first season, being cast as a foe of the Caped Crusaders became a celebrity status symbol in Hollywood and agents began lobbying for the star clients to be cast for a role as a bad guy on the show.
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Origin and Etymology of foe
Middle English fo, from Old English fāh, from fāh, adjective, hostile; akin to Old High German gifēh hostile
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of FOE
Fraternal Order of Eagles
FOE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of foe for English Language Learners
: an enemy
FOE Defined for Kids
Definition of foe for Students
: an enemy of a person or a country
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