1. spoil - noun
· (usually plural) valuables taken by violence (especially in war); "to the victor belong the spoils of the enemy"
2. spoil - noun
· the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it; "her spoiling my dress was deliberate"
3. spoil - noun
· the act of stripping and taking by force
4. spoil - verb
· make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
Synonym(s): botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch_up, muff, blow, flub, screw_up, ball_up, muck_up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix_up, bollocks, bollocks_up, bobble, mishandle, louse_up, foul_up, mess_up, fuck_up
5. spoil - verb
· become unfit for consumption or use; "the meat must be eaten before it spoils"
6. spoil - verb
· alter from the original
7. spoil - verb
· treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"
8. spoil - verb
· hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
9. spoil - verb
· have a strong desire or urge to do something; "She is itching to start the project"; "He is spoiling for a fight"
10. spoil - verb
· destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"
11. spoil - verb
· make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
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