foul play

noun

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

First Known Use of foul play

15th century


FOUL PLAY Defined for English Language Learners

foul play

noun

Definition of foul play for English Language Learners

  • : criminal violence or murder

  • : unfair or dishonest acts



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