Textual thesaurus for "foil"

(noun) transparency

picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector

(noun) hydrofoil

a device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal plate) so that its surface reacts to the water it is passing through

the fins of a fish act as hydrofoils

(noun) enhancer

anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities

pretty girls like plain friends as foils

(verb) spoil, scotch, queer, thwart, bilk, baffle, frustrate, cross

hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of

What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge; foil your opponent