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Origin of spoilsport
Words nearby spoilsport
Example sentences from the Web for spoilsport
A spoilsport at Clarence House later said the royal couple had no firm plans to enter the race, adding: "It was said in jest."Harry Enters William and Kate into the London Marathon|Tom Sykes|April 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
No; I certainly don't want to be a spoilsport, and I'm glad I wasn't there—in my official capacity.Dave Darrin's Second Year at Annapolis|H. Irving Hancock
He must not be a spoilsport at feasts; his is no desert rle like John the Baptist's.The Literature and History of New Testament Times|J. Gresham (John Gresham) Machen
As elsewhere the use of the hyphen depends largely in the familiarity of the phrase; spoilsport, pickpocket.Compound Words|Frederick W. Hamilton