a throw from the foul line, given a player after a foul has been called against an opponent.
a score of one point made on this throw.
(basketball) an unimpeded shot at the basket from the free-throw line given for a technical fault (one free shot) or a foul (two free shots) Also called free throw
noun, Baseball. 1. a pitched ball that glances off the bat into foul territory, usually near the catcher, ruled a strike if the catcher catches it before it hits the ground, otherwise ruled an ordinary foul ball.
[foul-uhp] /ˈfaʊlˌʌp/ noun, Informal. 1. a condition of difficulty or disorder brought on by inefficiency, stupidity, etc. 2. failure of a mechanical part to operate correctly. 3. a person who habitually makes mistakes; bungler. noun [1940s+; a euphemism for fuck-up]
[found] /faʊnd/ verb 1. simple past tense and past participle of . 2. equipped, outfitted, or furnished: He bought a new boat, fully found. adjective 3. British. provided or furnished without additional charge, as to a tenant; included within the price, rent, etc. (often used postpositively): Room to let, laundry found. noun 4. something that […]
[foo-mert, -mahrt] /ˈfu mərt, -ˌmɑrt/ noun 1. the European polecat, Mustela putorius. /ˈfuːmɑːt; -mət/ noun 1. a former name for polecat (sense 1)