Examples of spiteful in a Sentence
the gossip would utter the most vicious things with a spiteful smile
Recent Examples of spiteful from the Web
He's been acting like a spiteful 65-year-old child ever since.
This has had an adverse effect for him as the spiteful trolls are attacking him for his kindness.
Season 2, episode 4 The women band together to save an old oak tree, but the tree sits on the property of a very spiteful woman.
Two years of grinding divorce negotiations now begin, with the outcome unclear, except that the talks are certain to be contentious and spiteful — and that the only sure winners will be lawyers and trade negotiators.
The recent flurry of marches, demonstrations and even riots, along with the Democratic Party’s spiteful reaction to the Trump presidency, exposes what modern liberalism has become: a politics shrouded in pathos.
After school started that September, my seventh-grade history teacher assured me, with spiteful glee, that my father would never get his job back.
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SPITEFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spiteful for English Language Learners
: having or showing a desire to harm, anger, or defeat someone : having or showing spite
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