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
When asked Tuesday whether investigators suspect foul play in Stokes' disappearance, police said no further information was available.
The Facebook video has stoked outrage on social media, where many users believe Jenkins met with some kind of foul play.
Howard County police believe Stephen Wells Landen, 64, fell down a steep hill and weather may have been contributed to his death as there were no indications of foul play.
No foul play is suspected, according to the sheriff.
That could have been because of incompetence rather than foul play—a view shared by many of the Western monitors, who nonetheless stressed that their endorsement of the election was conditional on further analyses.
Our detective reported no signs of foul play throughout the whole investigation.
There was no sign of foul play, but her death remained under investigation Wednesday, according to the medical examiner's office.
Their face-off, that day, was high-stakes: Honinbo and Akaboshi represented two Go houses fighting for power, and the rivalry between the two camps had lately exploded into accusations of foul play.
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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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