personal foul

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personal foul

n.
A foul in a game, such as basketball or football, that usually involves body contact with or willful roughing of an opponent.

personal foul

n
(Basketball) basketball a foul awarded for making illegal contact with an opponent. Compare technical foul

per′sonal foul′


n.
a foul called in a game, as basketball or football, for illegal body contact or rough, unsportsmanlike play.
[1820–30]

personal foul

Committed by a player who pushes, holds, or charges into an opponent or hits an opponent when in the act of shooting.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.personal foul - a foul that involves unnecessarily rough contact (as in basketball or football)personal foul - a foul that involves unnecessarily rough contact (as in basketball or football)
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
foul - an act that violates the rules of a sport
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Junior forward Joe Fusco exemplifies Kottori's philosophies, coming off the bench and working hard, especially at the defensive end, where he has become adept and drawing player control fouls on his opponents with his quick feet.