Examples of spoilsport in a Sentence
Oh, don't be a spoilsport. Let them try it.
Dad's a spoilsport. He won't let us play football.
Recent Examples of spoilsport from the Web
Although some might have political objections to a film that celebrates bringing Western culture to a remote village in India, ignore those spoilsports and enjoy a fascinating musical odyssey.
But other spoilsports at media outlets such as Wired UK and the Verge also fretted about safety.
Yet ambiguous claims involving spirituality and a sort of interpersonal energy transference are unsupported, and there’s an underlying implication that doubters are just spoilsports.
The Virginia spoilsports also bar offering a two-for-one drink special, though half-off drinks are allowed.
Leave it to a spoilsport critic, escaping an atmospheric river on one coast only to be met with a nor'easter on the other, to connect the psychological metaphor of a freakish summer blizzard onstage with the battering reality of climate change.
Elza van den Heever has an appealingly smoky-timbred soprano, but her Alcina was emotionally straitjacketed, first as a femme fatale and then as a petulant spoilsport.
A spoilsport could argue that this very public, mutual love affair now taking place is not really steeped in warm tradition.
The guys who foiled Trump's health care effort are now ready to play ball The conservative spoilsports who torpedoed Trump's health care repeal efforts earlier this year now see a window for cooperation.
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SPOILSPORT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spoilsport for English Language Learners
: someone who spoils other people's fun or enjoyment
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