Textual thesaurus for "foul"

(adj) afoul, fouled

especially of a ship's lines etc

with its sails afoul; a foul anchor

(adj) filthy, nasty

disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter

as filthy as a pigsty; a foul pond; a nasty pigsty of a room

(adj) cruddy, nasty, smutty, filthy

characterized by obscenity

had a filthy mouth; foul language; smutty jokes

(adj) unsporting, unsportsmanlike, dirty, cheating

violating accepted standards or rules

a dirty fighter; used foul means to gain power; a nasty unsporting serve; fined for unsportsmanlike behavior

(adj) ill-scented, stinking, noisome, foetid, foul-smelling, fetid, funky, smelly

offensively malodorous

a foul odor; the kitchen smelled really funky

(adj) dirty, marked-up

(of a manuscript) defaced with changes

foul (or dirty) copy

(adj) disgustful, disgusting, distasteful, repellant, repellent, repelling, revolting, wicked, yucky, loathly, loathsome, skanky

highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust

a disgusting smell; distasteful language; a loathsome disease; the idea of eating meat is repellent to me; revolting food; a wicked stench

(verb) maculate, defile, befoul

spot, stain, or pollute

The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it

(verb) pollute, contaminate

make impure

The industrial wastes polluted the lake

(verb) clog, clog up, choke, choke off, congest, back up

become or cause to become obstructed

The leaves clog our drains in the Fall; The water pipe is backed up