verb (used with object), spoiled or spoilt, spoil·ing.
verb (used without object), spoiled or spoilt, spoil·ing.
- the emoluments and advantages of public office viewed as won by a victorious political party: the spoils of office.
- prizes won or treasures accumulated: a child's spoils brought home from a party.
Words nearby spoil
Idioms for spoil
Origin of spoil
SYNONYMS FOR spoil
OTHER WORDS FROM spoilspoil·a·ble, adjectivespoil·less, adjectiveun·spoil·a·ble, adjectiveun·spoiled, adjective
Examples from the Web for unspoiled
After all I'm just a simple, unspoiled girl who wants to become queen.What Joan Rivers Said She Would Do If She Were Dictator of America|Asawin Suebsaeng|September 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But for me, Marfa is really the gateway to all that this unspoiled region has to offer.Big-Sky West Texas: A Road Trip Through Hidden America|Condé Nast Traveler|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Outside the lodge, the unspoiled African wilderness creates a breathtaking panorama.
In fact, it may end up being that the unspoiled Vieques sells Ducasse, rather than the other way around.
The effect of the announcement on the unspoiled one was like that of an electric shock.The Helpers|Francis Lynde
If the tapestry is very fine work its surface should be unspoiled by additions.Social Life|Maud C. Cooke
It was a winning smile, fresh and unspoiled as the lips it touched.Quick Action|Robert W. Chambers
She had within her, as has every normal, unspoiled woman, the loving impulses and yearning tenderness of motherhood.Patchwork|Anna Balmer Myers
She had been pampered, she had been given her head; and still she was unspoiled.Parrot & Co.|Harold MacGrath
British Dictionary definitions for unspoiled (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for unspoiled (2 of 2)
verb spoils, spoiling, spoilt or spoiled
- the act of plundering
- a strategically placed building, city, etc, captured as plunder
Word Origin for spoil
Idioms and Phrases with unspoiled
In addition to the idioms beginning with spoil
- spoil for
- spare the rod and spoil the child
- too many cooks spoil the broth
- to the victor belong the spoils