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At risk of sounding foully pompous I think that writers' groups are probably very useful at the beginning of a writing career.
Bernard Cornwell

Meaning of "foully" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FOULLY

foully  [ˈfaʊllɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FOULLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Foully is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES FOULLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of foully in the English dictionary

The definition of foully in the dictionary is in a vulgar, despicable, or unpleasant way.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FOULLY


agilely
ˈædʒaɪllɪ
brittlely
ˈbrɪtəllɪ
coolly
ˈkuːllɪ
dismayfully
dɪsˈmeɪfʊllɪ
dully
ˈdʌllɪ
facilely
ˈfæsaɪllɪ
fertilely
ˈfɜːtaɪllɪ
frailly
ˈfreɪllɪ
futilely
ˈfjuːtaɪllɪ
hostilely
ˈhɒstaɪllɪ
interstitially
ˌɪntəˈstɪʃəllɪ
palely
ˈpeɪllɪ
puerilely
ˈpjʊəraɪllɪ
servilely
ˈsɜːvaɪllɪ
shrilly
ˈʃrɪllɪ
solely
ˈsəʊllɪ
stilly
ˈstɪllɪ
tactilely
ˈtæktaɪllɪ
vilely
ˈvaɪllɪ
wholly
ˈhəʊllɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FOULLY

foul
foul marten
foul play
foul shot
foul up
foul-mouthed
foul-smelling
foul-tasting
foul-tempered
foul-up
foulard
foulbrood
foulder
foulie
foulmart
foulness
foumart
found
found object
foundation

WORDS THAT END LIKE FOULLY

awfully
beautifully
bully
carefully
delightfully
faithfully
fully
gracefully
gratefully
gully
hopefully
painfully
peacefully
respectfully
successfully
sully
tastefully
thankfully
Tully
wonderfully

Synonyms and antonyms of foully in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «foully» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FOULLY

Find out the translation of foully to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of foully from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «foully» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

foully
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vilmente
570 millions of speakers

English

foully
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अपवित्रता से
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بقسوة شديدة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

предательски
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

abominavelmente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঘৃণিতভাবে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

d´une manière sale
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Foully
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

übel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

汚らしく
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

foully
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Foully
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gian lận
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

foully
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बेसावधपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çirkince
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vergognosamente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podstępnie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зрадницьки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mișelește
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

foully
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wreed
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

foully
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

foully
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of foully

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FOULLY»

The term «foully» is normally little used and occupies the 119.787 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FOULLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about foully

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QUOTES WITH «FOULLY»

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Bernard Cornwell
At risk of sounding foully pompous I think that writers' groups are probably very useful at the beginning of a writing career.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FOULLY»

Discover the use of foully in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to foully and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Robert of Gloucester's Chronicle
foully left, foully forsaken, count, of no signification. ''7- '"' ' foully deserted. formest, foremost, first. fourtejre, fourteenth. fprnogt, very easily, with rib. dijfi- fourty nygt, fortnight, si ve four. eulty. . teen nights. for nought, easily. fowe, /ess.
Robert (of Gloucester), 1810
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Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the ...
FOULLY, adj. [from foul.\ 1. Filthily ; nastily ; odiously; hatefully; scandalously; disgracefully; shamefully. — The letter to the protector was gilded over with many smooth words; but the other two did fully and foully set forth his obstinacy, avarice , ...
‎1816
3
Mishnah berurah: the classic commentary to Shulchan aruch ...
/In the case of a poultice/ as well this /ruling/ only /applies/ if it smells so foully / that it is unfit/ for a dog to eat, just as /is required/ in the aforementioned case of bread. If /the poultice/ became chametz and subsequently /began to/ smell foully,  ...
Israel Meir (ha-Kohen), Aviel Orenstein, 1900
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The History of Wales
King John in compassion of the young Man's hard Condition, sent to his Deputy Foully Vicount of Caerdyff Warden of the Marches, and to the Steward of Hereford , commanding them to take away all TjJatywy from Rkys Fycban, by some called  ...
Carradoc Of Lhancarvan, 1697
5
Of Pavlova, Poetry and Paradigms: Essays in Honour of Harry ...
One old man on being told that they were about to kill him, said 'if you murder me, I shall be foully murdered' & on this they then and there foully murdered him. (MS Notes & Extracts, p. 2) In the manuscript this has been carefully worked over, ...
Christine Franzen, Laurie Bauer, 1993
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Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage
The normal adverb from foul is foully (pronounced with both ls): jerome had done foully, but notso foully as he himselfand all here believed— Ellis Peters, 1993. The older form foul survives in the quasi-adverbial expressions foulmouthed and  ...
Robert Allen, 2008
7
The Works of Thomas Hearne, M.A.: Robert of Gloucester's ...
fort, foes. foule, foully, foolishly, foule ylow, foully left) foully forsaken^ foully ' deserted. fourtefe,' fourteenth. fourty ny£t, fortnight, sive four- teen nights. fowe, few. fraricoleyn, (liber t u', libertinus, thuriicep's^/ra/wttBg-, a free man, a denizen. frail h ...
Thomas Hearne, 1810
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the ...
1. Filthily ; nastily \ odiously; hatefully; scandalously; disgracefully; shamefully. — The letter to the protector was gilded over with many smooth words; but the other two did fully and foully set forth his obstinacy, avarice, and ambition. Hayzvard.
‎1816
9
Encyclopedia of Ethics: P-W
Ralph Cudworth (1617-1688) spells out the arbitrariness objection in a different way. He takes it to be a consequence of divine command ethics that "nothing can be imagined so grossly wicked, or so foully unjust or dishonest, but if it were ...
Lawrence C. Becker, Charlotte B. Becker, 2001
10
The Ovary of Eve: Egg and Sperm and Preformation
Ideas are never born by spontaneous generation — even if they are the enlightened ideas of the Scientific Revolution. "and How Foully They Hatch Them I Am Ashamed To Tell You" Before such an overwhelming symbolic background, betting ...
Clara Pinto-Correia, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FOULLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term foully is used in the context of the following news items.
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How can we live in a world without plastic?
After that, wilting travellers shifted their feet, looked down and resigned themselves to the foully overcrowded conditions, as people in London ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Saint Laurent Spring 2016 Menswear
The word "curator," so often so foully abused today, truly applies to him. The excitable youngsters he casts—four in five of today's hailed from ... «Style.com, Jun 15»
3
Slaughter on the Ba River
... the evidence, the jury has come to the unanimous decision, that Tom McIntosh and John Spiers have been basely and foully murdered by the ... «Fiji Times, Jun 15»
4
Meet Portland's "Rogue Cabbie"
In a video shot earlier this month, Nadew wags his finger out the van's driver's side window as he foully berates a Green Cab trainee filming him ... «The Portland Mercury, Jun 15»
5
Somaliland President's Give-Me Tour Campaign in the Gulf Foully
Somaliland's desperation for Foreign Direct Investment is obvious and the defeat of Somalilandism is seen in the president's eyes, stresses ... «Middle East Online, Jun 15»
6
30 July: Stand Up for Satire in support of Index on Censorship
With a stellar line-up including the “foully inventive” Frankie Boyle, “razor sharp” Shappi Khorsandi, “truly inspired” Doc Brown, “smart and very ... «Index On Censorship, Jun 15»
7
Così fan tutte @ Garsington Opera, Wormsley
... King, Cawdor, Glamis, all / As the wierd women promis'd, and I fear / Thou playd'st most foully for it” straight to Macbeth's face despite the fact ... «musicOMH.com, Jun 15»
8
One year rule has proved Modi government to be impartial: BJP …
... rule and impartial approach of work with the aim of 'sabka sath, sabka vikas' have proved that those misapprehensions were foully generated ... «TeCake, Jun 15»
9
Jeb Bush cozies up to haters: Jerry Falwell, Liberty University and …
Such “defense” nowadays expresses itself most foully in the fetid alliance between Falwell-style fundamentalist Christians (with their political ... «Salon, May 15»
10
We must also be mindful of new liberal orthodoxy
Connolly said: "When that girl was sent into that institution her character was foully besmirched and a damnable outrage committed". «Irish Independent, May 15»

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