professional foul

noun

Definition of professional foul

British, soccer
: a foul that is made on purpose especially to prevent the other team from scoring a goal

Word by Word Definitions

professional play
  1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of a profession

  2. : engaged in one of the learned professions

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

  1. : one that is professional

foul play
  1. : offensive to the senses : loathsome

  2. : filled or covered with offensive matter

  3. : full of dirt or mud

  1. : something foul

  2. : an entanglement or collision especially in angling or sailing

  3. : an infringement of the rules in a game or sport

  1. : to become or be foul: such as

  2. : decompose, rot

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

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


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