(be) spoiling for

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Definition of (be) spoiling for

: to have a strong desire for (something, such as a fight) They are spoiling for an argument. The team is spoiling for a rematch.

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“(be) spoiling for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/(be)%20spoiling%20for. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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