Definition Spoiled

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Definition

(a) spoiled (child): (a) pampered, over-indulged (child)
adjective
James is spoiled, he gets presents every day and his parents never say no to him.

Note that spoiled is also used to describe "food that has gone bad":

The meat is already spoiled, we can't eat it.

to spoil: to make bad, to ruin, to impair
verb
You always spoil the end of the film by telling me what happens.
My grandmother really spoiled me when I was little.
Stop eating before you spoil your appetite.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Stop acting like a spoiled child, or I'll tell your mother.
US: Well that spoils any chance I had.

Examples

  • "On a personal and professional level, I would like to say I am very sorry to have acted like such a spoiled little child."
  • "Bruno : Yet you two act like spoiled children every time you see each other."
  • "tidying up after your spoiled daughter;"

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