foul language

  • 1 foul language — phrase swear words After using foul language, the employee was asked to stay home for two days. Thesaurus: offensive words and languagesynonym Main entry: foul …

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  • 2 foul language — index expletive, imprecation, malediction, profanity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 foul language — swear words After using foul language, the employee was asked to stay home for two days …

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  • 4 foul language — Synonyms and related words: bad language, billingsgate, blue language, colorful language, cursing, cussing, dirty language, dirty talk, dysphemism, evil speaking, filth, filthy language, obscenity, profane swearing, profanity, ribaldry, scatology …

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  • 5 foul language — obscene language, indecent language, dirty language …

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  • 6 foul language — noun Profane or inappropriate and unacceptable words …

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  • 7 Foul — (foul), a. [Compar. Fouler ( [ e]r); superl. {Foulest}.] [OE. foul, ful, AS. f[=u]l; akin to D. vuil, G. faul rotten, OHG. f[=u]l, Icel. f[=u]l foul, fetid; Dan. fuul, Sw. ful foul, Goth. f[=u]ls fetid, Lith. puti to be putrid, L. putere to stink …

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  • 8 Foul anchor — Foul Foul (foul), a. [Compar. Fouler ( [ e]r); superl. {Foulest}.] [OE. foul, ful, AS. f[=u]l; akin to D. vuil, G. faul rotten, OHG. f[=u]l, Icel. f[=u]l foul, fetid; Dan. fuul, Sw. ful foul, Goth. f[=u]ls fetid, Lith. puti to be putrid, L.… …

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  • 9 Foul ball — Foul Foul (foul), a. [Compar. Fouler ( [ e]r); superl. {Foulest}.] [OE. foul, ful, AS. f[=u]l; akin to D. vuil, G. faul rotten, OHG. f[=u]l, Icel. f[=u]l foul, fetid; Dan. fuul, Sw. ful foul, Goth. f[=u]ls fetid, Lith. puti to be putrid, L.… …

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  • 10 Foul ball lines — Foul Foul (foul), a. [Compar. Fouler ( [ e]r); superl. {Foulest}.] [OE. foul, ful, AS. f[=u]l; akin to D. vuil, G. faul rotten, OHG. f[=u]l, Icel. f[=u]l foul, fetid; Dan. fuul, Sw. ful foul, Goth. f[=u]ls fetid, Lith. puti to be putrid, L.… …

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  • 11 Foul berth — Foul Foul (foul), a. [Compar. Fouler ( [ e]r); superl. {Foulest}.] [OE. foul, ful, AS. f[=u]l; akin to D. vuil, G. faul rotten, OHG. f[=u]l, Icel. f[=u]l foul, fetid; Dan. fuul, Sw. ful foul, Goth. f[=u]ls fetid, Lith. puti to be putrid, L.… …

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  • 12 Foul bill — Foul Foul (foul), a. [Compar. Fouler ( [ e]r); superl. {Foulest}.] [OE. foul, ful, AS. f[=u]l; akin to D. vuil, G. faul rotten, OHG. f[=u]l, Icel. f[=u]l foul, fetid; Dan. fuul, Sw. ful foul, Goth. f[=u]ls fetid, Lith. puti to be putrid, L.… …

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  • 13 Foul bill of health — Foul Foul (foul), a. [Compar. Fouler ( [ e]r); superl. {Foulest}.] [OE. foul, ful, AS. f[=u]l; akin to D. vuil, G. faul rotten, OHG. f[=u]l, Icel. f[=u]l foul, fetid; Dan. fuul, Sw. ful foul, Goth. f[=u]ls fetid, Lith. puti to be putrid, L.… …

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  • 14 Foul copy — Foul Foul (foul), a. [Compar. Fouler ( [ e]r); superl. {Foulest}.] [OE. foul, ful, AS. f[=u]l; akin to D. vuil, G. faul rotten, OHG. f[=u]l, Icel. f[=u]l foul, fetid; Dan. fuul, Sw. ful foul, Goth. f[=u]ls fetid, Lith. puti to be putrid, L.… …

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  • 15 Foul proof — Foul Foul (foul), a. [Compar. Fouler ( [ e]r); superl. {Foulest}.] [OE. foul, ful, AS. f[=u]l; akin to D. vuil, G. faul rotten, OHG. f[=u]l, Icel. f[=u]l foul, fetid; Dan. fuul, Sw. ful foul, Goth. f[=u]ls fetid, Lith. puti to be putrid, L.… …

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  • 16 Foul strike — Foul Foul (foul), a. [Compar. Fouler ( [ e]r); superl. {Foulest}.] [OE. foul, ful, AS. f[=u]l; akin to D. vuil, G. faul rotten, OHG. f[=u]l, Icel. f[=u]l foul, fetid; Dan. fuul, Sw. ful foul, Goth. f[=u]ls fetid, Lith. puti to be putrid, L.… …

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  • 17 foul — [foul] adj. [ME < OE ful, akin to Ger faul, rotten, lazy < IE base * pū , * pu , to stink (< ? exclamation of disgust) > L putere, to rot, Gr pyon, PUS] 1. so offensive to the senses as to cause disgust; stinking; loathsome [a foul… …

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  • 18 foul / fowl —    Foul can means offensive, rotten, or unfavorable : Foul language, foul meat, and foul weather are unacceptable at a picnic.    Fowl refers to birds, especially domestic ones: Chickens, ducks, geese, and turkeys are considered fowl …

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  • 19 foul — foul1 [faul] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(smell/taste)¦ 2 in a foul mood/temper 3¦(air/water)¦ 4 foul language 5¦(weather)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: ful] 1.) ¦(SMELL/TASTE)¦ a foul smell or taste is very unpleasant = ↑disgusting …

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  • 20 foul — [[t]fa͟ʊl[/t]] fouler, foulest, fouls, fouling, fouled 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe something as foul, you mean it is dirty and smells or tastes unpleasant. ...foul polluted water... The pot pourri of smells in the air was quite foul. Syn:… …

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