Foul-spoken
Foul-spoken Foul"-spo`ken, a. Using profane, scurrilous, slanderous, or obscene language; same as {foul-mouthed}. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • foul-spoken — index profane Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • foul-spoken — adjective using foul or obscene language noisy foul mouthed women all shouting at once • Syn: ↑foul mouthed • Similar to: ↑dirty * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : foulmouthed * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Foul-mouthed — a. Using language scurrilous, opprobrious, obscene, or profane; abusive; as, noisy foul mouthed women all shouting at once. Syn: foul spoken. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] So foul mouthed a witness never appeared in any cause. Addison. [1913 Webs …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foul — Synonyms and related words: Fescennine, Rabelaisian, abase, abeyant, abhorrent, abject, abominable, abuse, abusive, adulterate, adulterated, adverse, affronting, afoul, amoral, angry, apathetic, arrant, asperse, atrocious, awful, bad, bad for,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • foul mouthed — Synonyms and related words: Fescennine, Rabelaisian, bawdy, blue, dirty, filthy, foul, foul spoken, foul tongued, fulsome, impure, ithyphallic, lewd, lurid, nasty, obscene, offensive, pornographic, raunchy, ribald, salacious, scurrile, scurrilous …   Moby Thesaurus

  • foul tongued — Synonyms and related words: Fescennine, Rabelaisian, bawdy, blue, dirty, filthy, foul, foul mouthed, foul spoken, fulsome, impure, ithyphallic, lewd, lurid, nasty, obscene, offensive, pornographic, raunchy, ribald, salacious, scurrile, scurrilous …   Moby Thesaurus

  • foul-mouthed — adjective using foul or obscene language noisy foul mouthed women all shouting at once • Syn: ↑foul spoken • Similar to: ↑dirty …   Useful english dictionary

  • foul — a. 1. Impure, nasty, squalid, dirty, polluted, filthy, unclean, soiled, tarnished, stained, sullied. 2. Disgusting, loathsome, offensive, noisome. 3. Unfair, dishonorable, underhanded, sinister. 4. Base, scandalous, infamous, vile, wicked, dark,… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • foul-mouthed — a. Abusive, insulting, insolent, blackguard, scurrilous, foul, foul spoken, obscene, filthy, profane, indecent, blasphemous …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • foul — foul1 [ faul ] adjective * ▸ 1 dirty ▸ 2 not allowed by rules ▸ 3 angry ▸ 4 about weather ▸ 5 unpleasant/evil ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) very dirty, or smelling or tasting unpleasant: What s that foul smell? The air within the cell was foul. foul… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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