foe


foe
/foh/, n.
1. a person who feels enmity, hatred, or malice toward another; enemy: a bitter foe.
2. a military enemy; hostile army.
3. a person belonging to a hostile army or nation.
4. an opponent in a game or contest; adversary: a political foe.
5. a person who is opposed in feeling, principle, etc., to something: a foe to progress in civil rights.
6. a thing that is harmful to or destructive of something: Sloth is the foe of health.
[bef. 900; ME foo, OE fah hostile, gefah enemy; c. OHG gifeh at war. See FEUD1]
Syn. 1. See enemy. 1, 3-5. opponent, antagonist.
Ant. 1-3. friend.

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