spoiled for choice

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of spoiled for choice

:given a lot of choices
  • (chiefly British) Customers are spoiled for choice when buying a new car.

Word by Word Definitions

spoil play spoiled
  1. : plunder taken from an enemy in war or from a victim in robbery : loot

  2. : public offices made the property of a successful party

  3. : something valuable or desirable gained through special effort or opportunism or in return for a favor

  1. : despoil, strip

  2. : pillage, rob

  3. : to seize by force

choice play
  1. : the act of choosing : selection

  2. : power of choosing : option

  3. : the best part : cream

  1. : worthy of being chosen

  2. : selected with care

  3. : of high quality


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