spoilt

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spoilt (comparative more spoilt, superlative most spoilt) (UK spelling)

  1. (Britain) Having lost its original value
  2. Of food, that has deteriorated to the point of no longer being usable or edible.
  3. (of a person, usually a child) Having a selfish or greedy character, especially due to pampering

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  • Much less common than spoiled in US.
  • About as common as "spoiled" in UK.

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spoilt

  1. simple past tense and past participle of spoil

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