Simple Definition of spoilsport
: 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
Oh, don't be a spoilsport. Let them try it.
Dad's a spoilsport. He won't let us play football.
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Rhymes with spoilsport
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