HyperDic: fouled

English > 2 senses of the word fouled:
ADJECTIVEallfouled, befouledmade dirty or foul
allfouled, afoul, foulespecially of a ship's lines etc
fouled > pronunciation
Soundsfaw'ld
English > fouled: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmade dirty or foul.
Examples
  • "a building befouled with soot"
  • "breathing air fouled and darkened with factory soot"
Synonymbefouled
Broaderdirty, soiled, uncleanSoiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
English > fouled: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningespecially of a ship's lines etc.
Synonymsafoul, foul
BroadertangledIn a confused mass

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