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  • noun Plural form of spoilsport.

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Examples

  • The TNG characters are the kind of spoilsports who walk into an enjoyably drunken party and turn off the music!

    TrekMovie.com

  • A handful of men had got in looking ordinary like spoilsports at a Halloween party, and I wished I'd have had something to spice up my look.

    Potsdamer Strasse #4

  • We're about 10 years on and poor old Thierry still hasn't figured out what the hell "Va Va Voom" actually is, despite a definition from the Oxford English the spoilsports.

    The Hard Sell: Renault Clio

  • Perhaps we spoilsports can start a Not-the-Olympics movement, demanding public spaces where we are free from harassment, like quiet carriages on trains.

    Notable & Quotable

  • These are the spoilsports who question the appropriateness of holding a lavish wedding in the middle of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.

    The Royals Keep Calm and Marry On

  • Some spoilsports might wish that Eve Titus had set her story in China, which would have allowed for shop signs in Mandarin – a language that that has spiked in popularity among preschoolers – instead of French.

    2009 May « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • That's when the spoilsports designated it as the national summer sport, and made hockey the official winter sport.

    Len Berman: Top 5 Sports Stories

  • Some spoilsports might wish that Eve Titus had set her story in China, which would have allowed for shop signs in Mandarin – a language that that has spiked in popularity among preschoolers – instead of French.

    2009 May 23 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • That's when the spoilsports designated it as the national summer sport, and made hockey the official winter sport.

    Len Berman: Top 5 Sports Stories

  • After all, it's not when you're soaring above everyone else, but when your wings melt away and you're falling fast, that you pay attention to the spoilsports who say you shouldn't have flown so close to the sun.

    Review of Peter Beinart's 'The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris'

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