noun spoil·sport \ˈspi(-ə)l-ˌsprt\

: someone who spoils other people's fun or enjoyment

Full Definition of SPOILSPORT

:  one who spoils the sport or pleasure of others

Examples of SPOILSPORT

  1. Oh, don't be a spoilsport. Let them try it.
  2. Dad's a spoilsport. He won't let us play football.

First Known Use of SPOILSPORT



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