Definition of "foul-up" [foul-up]

  • (noun) A condition of confusion caused by mistakes or poor judgment.
  • (noun) A mechanical failure.

Use "foul-up" in a sentence

  • "Flakes melted onto wet streets as snowplows – some equipped with global positioning devices since the blizzard foul-up – and salt spreaders sat idle in neighborhoods all over the city."
  • "Flakes melted onto wet streets as snowplows — some equipped with global positioning devices since the blizzard foul-up — and salt spreaders sat idle in neighborhoods all over the city."
  • "As a young BBC producer in the mid-1980s, I once wrote him a note to apologize for a foul-up that had left him hanging around a studio, wasting time."

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