Definitions for foefoʊ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person who feels enmity, hatred, or malice toward another; enemy:
a bitter foe.
a military enemy.
an opponent in a game or contest; adversary:
a political foe.
a person who is opposed in feeling, principle, etc., to something:
a foe to progress.
a thing that is harmful to or destructive of something.
Origin of foe:
bef. 900; ME foo, OE fāh hostile, gefāh enemy; c. OHG gafēh at war. Cf. feud1
enemy, foe, foeman, opposition(noun)
an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
"a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies"
a personal enemy
"they had been political foes for years"
one who entertains personal enmity, hatred, grudge, or malice, against another; an enemy
an enemy in war; a hostile army
one who opposes on principle; an opponent; an adversary; an ill-wisher; as, a foe to religion
to treat as an enemy
Translations for foe
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
He fought against the foe.
- inimigoPortuguese (BR)
- der FeindGerman
- neprijatelj, protivnikCroatian
- دښمن، غليم، ميرڅىPashto
- fiende, motståndare, ovänSwedish
- 敵人Chinese (Trad.)
- kẻ thùVietnamese
- 敌人Chinese (Simp.)
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