Definition of Spoiled

1. Adjective. Having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention. "A spoiled child"

Exact synonyms: Spoilt
Similar to: Ill-natured



2. Adjective. (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition. "A refrigerator full of spoilt food"
Exact synonyms: Bad, Spoilt
Similar to: Stale

Definition of Spoiled

1. Verb. (past of spoil) ¹

2. Adjective. Of food, that has deteriorated to the point of no longer being usable or edible. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: of a person, usually a child) Having a selfish or greedy character due to pampering. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spoiled

1. spoil [v] - See also: spoil

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spoiled

spodumene
spodumenes
spoffish
spoffy
spoil
spoil-sport
spoil-sports
spoil five
spoil heap
spoil the ship for a hap'orth of tar
spoilable
spoilables
spoilage
spoilages
spoilation
spoiled (current term)
spoiled brat
spoiled brats
spoiler
spoiler effect
spoiler effects
spoiler space
spoilered
spoilerific
spoilers
spoilfive
spoilful
spoiling
spoils
spoils of war

Literary usage of Spoiled

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Child by Félix Dupanloup (1875)
"THE spoiled child! I could have wished not to discourse on this painful subject; ... The deadly enemy of authority and respect is the spoiled child. ..."

2. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1916)
"The Recognition of spoiled Meat.1—The recognition of spoiled meat that is also injurious ... spoiled meat under the microscope shows obscurity of the cross ..."

3. Methods of Practical Hygiene by Karl Bernhard Lehmann (1893)
"INITIAL POINTS FOE EXAMINING spoiled WINES, WINES OF ABNORMAL ODOUR ... In examining if a wine is spoiled or not, in very many cases the taste and smell on ..."

4. Roughing It by Mark Twain (2001)
"One day this editor gave me a watermelon IT spoiled THE MELON. which I made preparations to devour on the spot, but chancing to look out of the ..."

5. The Innocents Abroad, Or, The New Pilgrims' Progress: Being Some Account of by Mark Twain (1870)
"... grew so tired and breathless with fighting them that we had to. desist,—and immediately the donkey would A spoiled NAP. come down to a deliberate walk. ..."

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