What does foiling mean?

Definitions for foiling

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word foiling.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frustration, thwarting, foiling(noun)

    an act of hindering someone's plans or efforts

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foiling

    of Foil

  2. Foiling(noun)

    a foil

  3. Foiling(noun)

    the track of game (as deer) in the grass

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. foules. See 1st Foil.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of foiling in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of foiling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Eitan Ben-David:

    These foreign fighters can certainly pose a grave danger internally, so the Shin Bet (security service) and all the state system is doing very good work in foiling this threat, which could be a kind of spreading cancer, to our satisfaction, the situation is reasonable. It is not like any European country, nor even America, or places like China or Russia which have had a great number of homegrown ISIS fighters.

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