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SPOILED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does spoiled mean? 

SPOILED (adjective)
  The adjective SPOILED has 2 senses:

1. having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention
2. (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition

  Familiarity information: SPOILED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SPOILED (adjective)


Sense 1spoiled [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention

Synonyms:

spoiled; spoilt

Context example:

a spoiled child

Similar:

ill-natured (having an irritable and unpleasant disposition)


Sense 2spoiled [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition

Synonyms:

spoiled; spoilt; bad

Context examples:

bad meat / a refrigerator full of spoilt food

Similar:

stale (showing deterioration from age)


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