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EtymologyEdit

From the verbal expression spoil sport (ruin the amusement).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈspɔɪl.spɔːt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈspɔɪl.spɔɹt/
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  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)t

NounEdit

spoilsport (plural spoilsports)

  1. Someone who puts an end to other's fun, especially harmless fun.

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