Synonyms of foil in English:



  • 1 their escape attempt was foiled
    thwart, frustrate, counter, balk, impede, obstruct, hamper, euchre, hinder, snooker, cripple, scotch, derail, scupper, scuttle, smash; stop, block, prevent, defeat
    informal do for, put paid to, stymie, cook someone's goose
    [Antonyms] assist
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    Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
    relating to the state immediately preceding waking up

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  • 1 Abbott was the perfect foil to Costello
    contrast, complement, antithesis, relief
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