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foul-up

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an instance of confusion
  • there was a foul-up with our mail order, and not one item arrived as ordered

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foul up

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of foul up (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make or do (something) in a clumsy or unskillful way
  • tried not to foul up the football play

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2 to make a mistake
  • unfortunately, I fouled up and in my e-mail gave everyone the wrong date for the meeting

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The first known use of foul-up was in 1947

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“Foul-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/foul-up. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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