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Definition of the adjective afoul

What does afoul mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. especially of a ship's lines etc
    • example: with its sails afoul
    • adjective position: immediately postnominal adjective (it occurs immediately after the noun)
    • synonyms of afoul: foul / fouled
    • similar: tangled

Definition of the adverb afoul

What does afoul mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?

adverb

  1. In a state of entanglement or conflict with.

Phrases with afoul

  1. Run Afoul of
  2. run afoul

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for afoul

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Google previewDictionary of Medical Vocabulary in English, 1375–1550 (2016)

Body Parts, Sicknesses, Instruments, and Medicinal Preparations by Juhani Norri

afoul. matter« (OE gund; cf. goundiness).] Skin sickness involving red discoloration of face, with little or no unevenness and no ulceration; in sometexts said to be first sign of leprosy; cf. modern rosacea (abnormal redness of the nose and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Protestantism (2004)

4-volume set by Hans J. Hillerbrand

®afoul,filthy,. oldwithered harlot ̧ thegreat Strumpet of all Strumpets,the Mother of Whoredom. ̄ Women charged with prostitutionwere most oftensopoor that punishmentby fine wasimpossible, so they were imprisoned,punished corporally ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Of a harmful or mischievous character; causing trouble or annoyance; obnoxious; obstructive; clog ' g: as, foul weeds; foul weather; afoul win . In the morning [ye say], It will befoul weather to day: for the sky is re and lowrlng. Mat. xvi.

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms (2010)

by V.S. Matyushenkov

fall/ fall afoul of esp. Am., Can. come into conflict. fall/ fall between two ...

Google previewCapricon Rhyming Dictionary (1986)

(aid to Rhyme) by Bessie G. Redfield

Afoul, befoul, foul Over-soul, soul Ghoul, Stamboul Mould Could, should, would Boulder, shoulder Noun, pronoun Announce, bounce, cherrybounce, denounce, flounce, jounce, ounce, pounce, pronounce, renounce, trounce Abound, aground , ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Superheroes on Film and Television, 2d ed. (2004)

by John Kenneth Muir

The Mutant X team runs afoul ofa time traveling New Mutant who wants to save the future from a terrible bomb detonation. GUEST CAST Alex Blenkinsopp ( Lawrence Bosch); Rachael Crawford (Samantha Bennett); Jeff Teravainen ( Jason ...

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Scrabble value of A1F4O1U1L1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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