verb (used with object)
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Origin of befoul
OTHER WORDS FROM befoulbe·foul·er, nounbe·foul·ment, noun
Words nearby befoul
Example sentences from the Web for befoul
And, inevitably, that serial killer himself soon arrives in town, thus befouling Isaiah’s refuge.Joe Ide’s IQ series continues with the idiosyncratic marvel ‘Smoke’|Maureen Corrigan|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
Adolf Hitler, despite being the most evil force ever to befoul mankind, was also a kind and conscientious employer.
Self-consciousness compels such creatures to befoul their origin.
He, the officer, must befoul his person and derange his hours of rest and recreation, that others may enjoy.Shandygaff|Christopher Morley
Why, I would rather lose the power of speech for ever than befoul your ears with the record of my shame.A Traitor's Wooing|Headon Hill
The fumes of tobacco befoul the air around, and public health suffers in consequence.A Guide to Health|Mahatma Gandhi
I could not prevent myself from saying, "Do you think it is nice to befoul your own nest?"My Actor-Husband|Anonymous