Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb

In a foul manner.

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Usage examples "foully":

  1. Then the king would fain have listened to Sir Lancelot, for more than all his own wrong did he grieve at the sore waste and damage of the realm, but Sir Gawain persuaded him against it, and ever cried out foully on Sir Lancelot. - "The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights", James Knowles.
  2. " Thou liest, Sir Abbot; foully thou liest! - "Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race", Maud Isabel Ebbutt.
  3. And Lugh said: " O King, and ye princes of the People of Dana, I ask what vengeance would each of you exact upon a man who had foully murdered your father?" - "The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland", T. W. Rolleston.