variants or less commonly foulmart
plural -s
: the European polecat
: a contemptible person
used as a generalized term of abuse

Word History


Middle English fulmard, fulmarde, folmarde, folmert, probably from foul entry 1 + (assumed) Middle English marth marten, from Old English mearth

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“Foumart.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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