Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who fouls.
  • adj. comparative form of foul: more foul

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete spelling of fowler.

Etymologies

foul +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The greater were God's favors to them from the first, the fouler was their ingratitude in forsaking Him (Jer

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • The only thing it would accomplish is making the world smell somehow fouler.

    Zombies Calling

  • Slater allows this an attenuated sentence, while Ackroyd quotes a fuller and even fouler version of the same letter, adding, “It is not often that a great novelist recommends genocide.”

    The Dark Side of Dickens

  • It was as if the Black Beast, in one of his fouler moods, had escaped my body and infected everyone else.

    The Dark Side of Innocence

  • Nobody has a "Who, me?" face quite like Kevin Davies, which is unsurprising because he gets more practice than anyone else – last season was the sixth out of eight in which he was the division's most frequent fouler.

    Bolton Wanderers Premier League 2011-12 team guide

  • Black Pat successfully embodies the crushing physical weight of depressive illness, and the crude banality of his torments illuminate its brutal power to strip away joy; but, for all his foul tongue and fouler breath, the monstrous dog fails to penetrate the darker psychological landscape of depression, so that the novel never packs quite the punch that it promises.

    Mr Chartwell by Rebecca Hunt – review

  • But by nearly all metrics, the political atmosphere is fouler now than even in 1992, when Mr. Perot ran on opposition to federal deficit spending and the North American Free Trade Agreement.

    Antsy Voters Look for a Third Way

  • Conan roared and then belched forth a stream of much fouler curses.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • In the black and narrow hall behind her we waded through a mess of young life, and essayed an even narrower and fouler stairway.

    FRYING-PAN ALLEY AND A GLIMPSE OF INFERNO

  • His breath reeked of onions, which made his threat that much fouler, so to speak.

    Venom

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