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foul play

noun

1 foul play

Unfair or dishonest behavior (especially involving violence).

Roget 940: improbity; dishonesty, dishonor; deviation from rectitude; disgrace etc. (disrepute) 874; fraud etc. (deception) 545; lying etc. ... show more

Roget 923: wrong; what ought not to be, what should not be; malum in se [Lat.]; unreasonableness, grievance; shame.    injustice; tort [Law]; unfairness etc. adj.; iniquity, foul play.    ... show more

Roget 619: evil, ill, harm, hurt.   , mischief, nuisance; machinations of the devil, Pandora's box, ills that flesh is heir to.    blow, buffet, stroke, scratch, bruise, ... show more

Roget 702: cunning, craft; cunningness, craftiness etc. adj.; subtlety, artificiality; maneuvering etc. v.; temporization; circumvention.    chicane, ... show more




Moby thesaurus: artifice, assassination, blood, bloody murder, bumping-off, chicane, chicanery, collusion, connivance, connivery, conspiracy, covin, crime, deception, dirty pool, dirty trick, dirty work, dodgery, double-dealing, duplicity ... show more.

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