foul out

fouled out; fouling out; fouls out

Definition of foul out

intransitive verb

: to be put out of a basketball game for exceeding the number of fouls permitted

First Known Use of foul out

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Foul out.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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