- foul-mouthed (adj.)
- also foulmouthed, 1590s, apparently first in Shakespeare ["Henry IV," 1596]. Earlier were foul-tongued (1540s); foul-spoken (1580s).
- 1. A series of technical foul-ups delayed the launch of the new product.
- 2. Collins was in a foul mood even before the interviews began.
- 3. One of the judges thought it was a foul throw.
- 4. He picked up his first booking for a 45th-minute foul on Bull.
- 5. Steve Vickers was yellow-carded for a foul on Hunt.
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