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spoilt

 (spoilt)
v.
A past tense and a past participle of spoil.

spoilt

(spɔɪlt)
vb
a past tense and past participle of spoil

spoil

(spɔɪl)

v. spoiled or spoilt, spoil•ing, v.t.
1. to damage or harm severely; ruin: The tear spoiled the delicate fabric.
2. to impair the quality of; affect detrimentally: Bad weather spoiled our vacation.
3. to impair the character of (someone) by excessive indulgence.
4. Archaic.
a. to strip of goods or valuables; plunder.
b. to take or seize by force.
v.i.
5. to become bad or unfit for use, as food or other perishable substances.
6. to plunder, pillage, or rob.
n.
7. Often, spoils. booty, loot, or plunder taken in war or robbery.
8. spoils, the emoluments and advantages of public office viewed as won by a victorious political party.
9. waste material, as that which is cast up in excavating.
Idioms:
be spoiling for, Informal. to be very eager for: They're spoiling for a fight.
[1300–50; (v.) Middle English < Old French espoillier < Latin spoliāre to despoil, v. derivative of spolium booty]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.spoilt - having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention; "a spoiled child"
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
2.spoilt - (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable conditionspoilt - (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition; "bad meat"; "a refrigerator full of spoilt food"
stale - lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age; "stale bread"; "the beer was stale"
3.spoilt - affected by blightspoilt - affected by blight; anything that mars or prevents growth or prosperity; "a blighted rose"; "blighted urban districts"
destroyed - spoiled or ruined or demolished; "war left many cities destroyed"; "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind"
Translations
rozmazlenýzkažený
forkæletødelagt
hemmoteltupilaantunutpilattu
razmažen
kényeztetett
ofdekraîur
台無しにされた
버릇 없는
estragadomimado
razvajen
bortskämd
ถูกตามใจ

spoilt

[spɔɪlt]
A. PT & PP of spoil
B. ADJ
1. (= ruined) [meal etc] → estropeado, echado a perder; [vote] → nulo
2. (= pampered) [child] → mimado, consentido
3. (US) (= gone off) [food] → pasado, malo; [milk] → cortado

spoilt

[ˈspɔɪlt] (British) spoiled [ˈspɔɪld]
pt
pp of spoil
adj
[child] → gâté(e)
[ballot paper] → nul(le)

spoilt

(Brit) pret, ptp of spoil
adj childverwöhnt, verzogen; mealverdorben; ballot papersungültig

spoilt

[spɔɪlt]
1. pt & pp of spoil
2. adj (child) → viziato/a; (meal) → rovinato/a; (ballot paper) → nullo/a

spoil

(spoil) past tense, past participles spoiled, ~spoilt (-t) verb
1. to damage or ruin; to make bad or useless. If you touch that drawing you'll spoil it.
2. to give (a child etc) too much of what he wants and possibly make his character, behaviour etc worse by doing so. They spoil that child dreadfully and she's becoming unbearable!
spoils noun plural
profits or rewards. the spoils of war; the spoils of success.
spoilt adjective
He's a very spoilt child!
ˈspoilsport noun
a person who spoils, or refuses to join in, the fun of others.

spoilt

مُدَلَّل rozmazlený ødelagt verwöhnt καομαθημένος estropeado, mimado hemmoteltu gâté razmažen viziato 台無しにされた 버릇 없는 verwend bortskjemt rozpieszczony mimado испорченный bortskämd ถูกตามใจ şımartılmış 宠坏的
References in classic literature ?
Then she eased her mind with this retort: "Marse Tom, she makes you do anything she wants to, and you can't deny it; so if she could be spoilt, she'd been spoilt long ago, because you are the very WORST
They simply confined themselves to making a mess; and all they spoilt, to do them justice, was the panelling of a door.
It was stated that there were 80,000 spoilt votes throughout Wales.
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Elsewhere, Cardiff West had 113 spoilt ballot papers, 107 in Cardiff East, 104 in Monmouth, 101 in Pontypridd and 96 in Ceredigion.
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Abu Dhabi Food safety inspectors confiscated and destroyed 36 kilograms of spoilt fish from the shelves of a prominent hypermarket in the capital on Thursday.
The singer has revealed that while he and partner David Furnish plan not to spoil Zachary silly with numerous gifts, he worries that he will be spoilt by fans, who send an "obscene" amount of presents.