fouls

[ foulz ]
/ faʊlz /

noun (used with a singular verb) Veterinary Pathology.

Origin of fouls

Definition for fouls (2 of 2)

Origin of foul

before 900; (adj. and noun) Middle English ful, foul, Old English fūl; cognate with Gothic fuls, Old Norse fūll, Old High German fūl; akin to Latin pūs pus, pūtēre to stink, Greek pýon pus; (adv.) Middle English fule, foule, derivative of the adj.; (v.) Middle English fulen, derivative of the adj.

SYNONYMS FOR foul

ANTONYMS FOR foul

3, 24 clean.
5, 6 clear.

OTHER WORDS FROM foul

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH foul

foul fowl

synonym study for foul

3. See dirty.
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British Dictionary definitions for fouls

See also foul up

Derived forms of foul

foully, adverb

Word Origin for foul

Old English fūl; related to Old Norse fūll, Gothic fūls smelling offensively, Latin pūs pus, Greek puol pus
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Idioms and Phrases with fouls

foul

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