Translations for FOILfɔɪl

1

foil(noun)

extremely thin sheets of metal that resemble paper

silver foil.

2

foil(noun)

a blunt sword with a button at the end, used in the sport of fencing.

3

foil(noun)

a dull person or thing against which someone or something else seems brighter

She acted as a foil to her beautiful sister.

4

foil(verb)

to defeat; to disappoint

She was foiled in her attempt to become President.

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