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Definition 1: made dirty or foul - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fouled or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a building befouled with soot
  • breathing air fouled and darkened with factory soot

Synonyms for fouled in the sense of this definition

(fouled is similar to ...) soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime

"dirty unswept sidewalks" "a child in dirty overalls" "dirty slums" "piles of dirty dishes" "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet" "wore an unclean shirt" "mining is a dirty job" "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"

Definition 2: especially of a ship's lines etc - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fouled or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • with its sails afoul
  • a foul anchor

Synonyms for fouled in the sense of this definition

(fouled is similar to ...) in a confused mass

"pushed back her tangled hair" "the tangled ropes"

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