professional foul

noun

Definition of professional foul

British, soccer

  1. :  a foul that is made on purpose especially to prevent the other team from scoring a goal

Word by Word Definitions

professionalplay
  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a profession

    :  engaged in one of the learned professions

    :  characterized by or conforming to the technical or ethical standards of a profession

  1. :  one that is professional

    :  one that engages in a pursuit or activity professionally

foulplay
  1. :  offensive to the senses :  loathsome

    :  filled or covered with offensive matter

    :  full of dirt or mud

  1. :  something foul

    :  an entanglement or collision especially in angling or sailing

    :  an infringement of the rules in a game or sport

  1. :  to become or be foul: such as

    :  decompose, rot

    :  to become encrusted, clogged, or choked with a foreign substance

  1. :  in a foul manner :  so as to be foul


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