spoiled

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /spɔɪld/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔɪld

Verb[edit]

spoiled

  1. simple past tense and past participle of spoil

Adjective[edit]

spoiled (comparative more spoiled, superlative most spoiled)

  1. (of food) That has deteriorated to the point of no longer being usable or edible.
  2. (of a person, usually a child) Having a selfish or greedy character due to pampering.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Much more common in the US than spoilt, while about as common as spoilt in UK.

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