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Meaning of BEFOUL

Pronunciation:  bi'fawl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  spot, stain, or pollute; "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"
 

BEFOUL is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: defile, foul, maculate
 
 See Also: attaint, disgrace, dishonor, dishonour, shame

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Be*foul"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Befouled}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Befouling}.] [Cf. AS. bef?lan; pref. be- + f?lan to foul.
See {Foul}, a.]
1. To make foul; to soil.

2. To entangle or run against so as to impede motion.

 
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