Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of befoul.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. made disgustingly dirty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. made dirty or foul

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Examples

  • One of the notes stuck into abandoned dog mess by the mysterious Pooperman, current scourge of Lincoln's befouled streets.

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  • And indeed — though I now know that Allah is everywhere and in all things — there were times when the distance between Allah and I seemed so great, so impassable, that I thought my prayers at salat were lost in the hell-red, befouled city sky, diverted from Mecca and stolen by nefarious djinn.

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  • And should he choose to be a father one day, please give to him the age-old experience of wrestling his own infant son on the changing table, all at once getting headbutted by this pudgy Tasmanian Devil who has now befouled four diapers and smeared feces on the wall because he WILL NOT JUST F%#KING LIE STILL, and being more in love with this mini Genghis Khan than he ever thought possible.

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  • The AP reports that a magistrate set bond at $10,000 each after they made their initial court appearances wearing red prison jumpsuits because the pants they were wearing when they were arrested were so befouled, they had to be destroyed.

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  • The realization that the pesticide-laced foods we eat, the smokestack-befouled air we breathe and the petrochemical-based products we use negatively affect our quality of life is a big part of the reason so many people have "gone green" in recent years.

    The Link Between The Environment And Our Health

  • The realization that the pesticide-laced foods we eat, the smokestack-befouled air we breathe and the petrochemical-based products we use negatively affect our quality of life...

    The Link Between The Environment And Our Health

  • For the refugees, Germany was still the fount of culture, but the Nazis had befouled it—perhaps irreparably.

    The Other Mann

  • Two days before, the Vienna actionist Hermann Nitsch had staged a performance that befouled the venue, as tended to happen at his notorious ritualistic affairs.

    Experiments With the Solstice in a SoHo Loft

  • With pustuled cheeks, and lips befouled with snuff;

    The Age Reviewed

  • On this befouled background visions began to flow and burn.

    Chapter 4

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