Examples of foul play in a Sentence
There is no evidence of foul play.
the coroner ruled that there was no evidence of foul play
Recent Examples of foul play from the Web
Police say no foul play is suspected in Bardes' death.
Schwieger was pronounced dead on the scene at 2:21 p.m. No foul play is suspected.
Police found no foul play in the three cases, said Lt.
Sergeant Melgar’s superiors in Stuttgart, Germany, almost immediately suspected foul play, and dispatched an investigating officer to the scene within 24 hours, military officials said.
The Pensacola Police Department, who had been investigating Wright’s disappearance, initially said no foul play was suspected in the incident, according to the Pensacola News Journal.
While no foul play is suspected, Winter says the coroner investigates all deaths where the deceased hadn't seen a doctor in six months.
Social media users aren’t the only ones who suspect foul play.
No foul play was suspected in the death, sheriff’s Sgt.
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First Known Use of foul play
foul play Synonyms
Synonymsblood, homicide, murder, rubout, slaying
Related Wordschance-medley, killing, manslaughter; bloodshed, butchery, carnage, decimation, destruction, massacre, slaughter; assassination, execution, hit; euthanasia, mercy killing; filicide, fratricide, matricide, parricide, patricide, regicide, uxoricide
Near Antonymspacificism, pacifism
FOUL PLAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of foul play for English Language Learners
: criminal violence or murder
: unfair or dishonest acts
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