Into conflict or difficulty with.
- Well tonight, something has gone afoul with a fowl.
- In the midst of the public outcry about the team's expenditures and eccentricities, Joe stepped afoul of the law.
- Although as the final paragraph says, the group may have still fallen afoul of the law by not putting complete addresses on some of the pamphlets.
Words that rhyme with afoulbefoul, cowl, foul, fowl, growl, howl, jowl, owl, prowl, Rabaul, scowl, yowl
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