from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A foul in a game, such as basketball or football, that usually involves body contact with or willful roughing of an opponent.

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  • noun sports a breach of the rules in certain sports, particularly involving dangerous play.

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  • noun a foul that involves unnecessarily rough contact (as in basketball or football)


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