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According to WordNet, the adjective "foul" has 8 sense(s).

300255308 especially of a ship's lines etc; "with its sails afoul"; "a foul anchor".

301405390 (of a manuscript) defaced with changes; "foul (or dirty) copy".

301625893 highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench".

300425313 characterized by obscenity; "had a filthy mouth"; "foul language"; "smutty jokes".

300957743 violating accepted standards or rules; "a dirty fighter"; "used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting serve"; "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior".

300421590 disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter; "as filthy as a pigsty"; "a foul pond"; "a nasty pigsty of a room".

300955915 (of a baseball) not hit between the foul lines.

301053634 offensively malodorous; "a foul odor"; "the kitchen smelled really funky".

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