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SPOILT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does spoilt mean? 

SPOILT (adjective)
  The adjective SPOILT has 3 senses:

1. having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention
2. (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition
3. affected by blight--anything that mars or events growth or prosperity

  Familiarity information: SPOILT used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


SPOILT (adjective)


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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 2spoilt [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)


Sense 3spoilt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Affected by blight--anything that mars or events growth or prosperity

Synonyms:

blighted; spoilt

Context examples:

a blighted rose / blighted urban districts

Similar:

destroyed (spoiled or ruined or demolished)


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