Synonyms for (adjective) fouled

Synonyms: afoul, foul, fouled

Definition: especially of a ship's lines etc

Usage: with its sails afoul; a foul anchor

Similar words: tangled

Definition: in a confused mass

Usage: pushed back her tangled hair; the tangled ropes


Synonyms: befouled, fouled

Definition: made dirty or foul

Usage: a building befouled with soot; breathing air fouled and darkened with factory soot

Similar words: soiled, dirty, unclean

Definition: soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime

Usage: dirty unswept sidewalks; a child in dirty overalls; dirty slums; piles of dirty dishes; put his dirty feet on the clean sheet; wore an unclean shirt; mining is a dirty job; Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves