from The Century Dictionary.
- Using scurrilous, slanderous, profane, or obscene language; foul-mouthed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Using profane, scurrilous, slanderous, or obscene language; same as
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective using foul or obscene language
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They started to throw me ugly looks and opened their mouths for some of the best swearing that you'll ever hear — but then they realized I wasn't a foul-spoken boy at all but a young robber baron and they fed me sugary sweets from golden spoons.
Seven are hulking, idle, slouching young men, patched and shabby, too short in the sleeves and too tight in the legs, slimly clothed, foul-spoken, repulsive wretches inside and out.
In vain the wretched father stormed, and swore, and knocked down more than one foul-spoken fellow that had breathed against dear Grace.
Go -- you're a foul-spoken fellow, and your bones will ache yet for that same speech.
He's a liar, a sloven, a slugabed; disobedient, neglectful, ill bred; o'erweening, foul-spoken, a dunderhead; beside which he hath divers other peccadilloes, whereof it booteth not to speak.