Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of spoil.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the process of becoming spoiled
  • noun the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it

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Examples

  • When I was booking our tickets online, I was pleasantly surprised to notice that I can book my large caramel popcorn, coffee and samosa online too with my tickets and they will be delivered to my seat number whenever I'd like them to....now that's what I call spoiling the customers!

    General stuff and junky dinners

  • When I was booking our tickets online, I was pleasantly surprised to notice that I can book my large caramel popcorn, coffee and samosa online too with my tickets and they will be delivered to my seat number whenever I'd like them to....now that's what I call spoiling the customers!

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • You do what they call spoiling attacks, raids, and it's not for the long term.

    CNN Transcript Jul 23, 2006

  • And since they're not doing anything -- not arrests, no preventions, then we have to take measures of self-defense, what we call spoiling raids.

    CNN Transcript Aug 10, 2001

  • "I don't see the point in spoiling a good argument by being angry with my opponent," he told the forum.

    Brothers Christopher and Peter Hitchens spar over religion in cold, civilized debate

  • The lust for owning and spoiling is hard to cope with.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • I did however reach my absolute favorite line in the book, which for future reference and without spoiling, is the one that contains the phrase, "carnivorous plants."

    "I wonder if this place was ever nice."

  • Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning, Plaxico Burress and the rest of the offense that started the Super Bowl against the New England Patriots also came up big in spoiling the debut of Redskins coach Jim Zorn and his West Coast offense.

    USATODAY.com

  • However, many fans persist in spoiling the? old-fashioned? way, and successfully.

    Do You Really Want to Know? | PopPolitics.com

  • However, many fans persist in spoiling [9] the? old-fashioned? way, and successfully.

    Print - Do You Really Want to Know? | PopPolitics.com

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