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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
It was noble music, but the uneducated chipped in and spoilt it, just as the congregations used to do on earth.
I am losing all my bitterness against spoilt children, my dearest Emma.
Lucy directly drew her work table near her and reseated herself with an alacrity and cheerfulness which seemed to infer that she could taste no greater delight than in making a filigree basket for a spoilt child.
My pupil was a lively child, who had been spoilt and indulged, and therefore was sometimes wayward; but as she was committed entirely to my care, and no injudicious interference from any quarter ever thwarted my plans for her improvement, she soon forgot her little freaks, and became obedient and teachable.
He was in a bad temper, and now you've spoilt your visit; and he'll be flogged: I hate him to be flogged
Each of these stoppages was made at a doleful grating, by which any languishing good airs that were left uncorrupted, seemed to escape, and all spoilt and sickly vapours seemed to crawl in.
And although my sister instantly boxed my ears, it was highly gratifying to me to see that the answer spoilt his joke, and brought him to a dead stop.
Indeed, now I could see that the petticoat was nothing short of a portrait of her, and that any one learned in the physiognomy of clothes would have been able to pick Sylvia out of a thousand by that spirited, spoilt, and petted garment.
Her eyes and hair were hazel-nut color; and her teeth, the upper row of which she displayed freely, were like fine Portland stone, and sloped outward enough to have spoilt her mouth, had they not been supported by a rich under lip, and a finely curved, impudent chin.
He begged to know what was amiss, and she told him that all her pleasure in the hall was spoilt for the want of a roc's egg hanging from the dome.
This will serve to explain why, in spite of his constant winning at play (he never left a salon without carrying off with him about six francs), the old chevalier remained the spoilt darling of the town.