foul out
intransitive verb Date: 1948 to be put out of a basketball game for exceeding the number of fouls permitted

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • foul out — verb baseball: hit a ball such that it is caught from an out in foul territory (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑foul • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * noun 1. : foul …   Useful english dictionary

  • foul out — 1. noun a) An instance of fouling out. A foul out was recorded on the scorecard. b) An instance of fouling out. His foul out sat poorly with the crowd. 2. verb a) To become out by hi …   Wiktionary

  • foul out — v. (esp. basketball) (D; intr.) to foul out on (he fouled out on five personals) * * * [ faʊl aʊt] (esp. basketball) (D; intr.) to foul out on (he foul outed out on five personals) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • foul out — {v.} 1. To make an out in baseball by hitting a foul fly ball that is caught. * /He fouled out to the catcher./ 2. To be forced to leave a basketball game because of getting more than the limit number of personal fouls. * /A professional… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • foul out — {v.} 1. To make an out in baseball by hitting a foul fly ball that is caught. * /He fouled out to the catcher./ 2. To be forced to leave a basketball game because of getting more than the limit number of personal fouls. * /A professional… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • foul\ out — v 1. To make an out in baseball by hitting a foul fly ball that is caught. He fouled out to the catcher. 2. To be forced to leave a basketball game because of getting more than the limit number of personal fouls. A professional basketball player… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • 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… …   English World dictionary

  • foul — foully, adv. /fowl/, adj., fouler, foulest, adv., n., v. adj. 1. grossly offensive to the senses; disgustingly loathsome; noisome: a foul smell. 2. containing or characterized by offensive or noisome matter: foul air; foul stagnant water. 3.… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • foul — [[t]faʊl[/t]] adj. foul•er, foul•est, adj. 1) grossly offensive to the senses: a foul smell[/ex] 2) polluted: foul air[/ex] 3) muddy; dirty 4) clogged with foreign matter: a foul gas jet[/ex] 5) inclement: foul weather[/ex] 6) impeding navigation …   From formal English to slang

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