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v. spoiled or spoilt (spoilt), spoil·ing, spoils
v. tr.
a. To impair or destroy the quality or value of; ruin: spoiled the dish by adding too much salt.
b. To impair or destroy the enjoyment or experience of: spoiled the movie by talking throughout it.
c. To reveal details about (a movie or a book, for example) before someone has a chance to discover these details on their own: The article spoiled the next episode of my favorite TV show.
2. To harm the character of (a child) by overindulgence or leniency. See Synonyms at pamper.
3. Archaic
a. To plunder; despoil.
b. To take by force.
v. intr.
To become unfit for use or consumption, as from decay. Used especially of perishables, such as food. See Synonyms at decay.
1. spoils
a. Goods or property seized from a victim after a conflict, especially after a military victory.
b. Incidental benefits reaped by a winner, especially political patronage enjoyed by a successful party or candidate.
2. An object of plunder; prey.
3. Refuse material removed from an excavation.
4. Archaic The act of plundering; spoliation.
Phrasal Verb:
spoil for
To be eager for: spoiling for a fight.

[Middle English spoilen, to plunder, from Old French espoillier, from Latin spoliāre, from spolium, booty.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.spoiled - having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention; "a spoiled child"
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
2.spoiled - (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable conditionspoiled - (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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
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"She is under the big chestnut-tree," replied the spoiled brat, as he gave, in spite of his mother's commands, live flies to the parrot, which seemed keenly to relish such fare.
When something is not the way it wants it to be, the image of a spoiled brat who jumps on the floor and starts kicking his feet in a tantrum for any reason at all comes to mind.
De Lima is acting like a spoiled brat. She wants the court to violate the Rules of Court to accommodate her.
Somewhere in their emails, Rudin called Jolie a "minimally talented spoiled brat," telling Pascal that he wouldn't want to risk his career for her.
"I'm not destroying my career over a minimally talented spoiled brat who thought nothing of shoving this off her plate for eighteen months so she could go direct a movie."
She says I'm a disrespectful spoiled brat. I try so hard not to be, but I slip up.
Other members of the cast include Nagi, a spoiled brat; Klaus, the sinister head butler; and Maria the maid, the smartest of the bunch.
And to call Harry a spoiled brat who has never suffered, what child isn't spoiled in real terms these days?
"You're a spoiled brat," one contributor opined, "who loves to stick his nose up in the air at the people who put you on the pedestal.
Media Babe: Well, Katha, everyone knows that the revival of interleague baseball -- which did get front-page coverage -- and the fact that Trent Lott called the President a "spoiled brat" are much more important than that feminist stuff about women being able to control their own bodies.
Rudin was angry at Pitt's wife for insisting to have David Fincher as the director of her planned film "Cleopatra." (http://defamer.gawker.com/leaked-the-nightmare-email-drama-behind-sonys-steve-jo-1668882936) Rudin told Pascal to "shut Angie down," before calling her a "minimally talented spoiled brat" in one of the emails.
As long as she's still getting her kit off, she'll always look like a spoiled brat trying to do anything to get Daddy's attention.