A person who you are always trying to defeat in games is an example of your foe.
Origin of foeMiddle English fo, ifo from Old English fah, hostile, (ge)fah, enemy, akin to Old High German gef?h, at feud, hostile: for Indo-European base see feud
- a. A personal enemy or opponent.b. One who is opposed to an idea or cause: a foe of tax reform.
- An enemy in war.
- Something that is destructive or injurious: taxes that were the foe of economic development.
Origin of foeMiddle English fo from Old English gefā from fāh hostile
(comparative more foe, superlative most foe)
- (obsolete) Hostile.
- An enemy.
Middle English fo 'foe; hostile', from earlier ifo 'foe', from Old English ġefāh 'enemy', from fāh 'hostile', from Proto-Germanic *faihaz (cf. Old Frisian fāch 'punishable', Middle High German gevēch 'feuder'), from Proto-Indo-European *peik/k̑- 'to hate, be hostile' (cf. Middle Irish oech 'enemy, fiend', Latin piget 'he is annoying', Lithuanian piktas ‘evil’, Albanian pis ‘dirty, scoundrel’).
- A unit of energy equal to 1044 joules.
An acronym of fifty-one ergs
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