Definition of spoiling tactic in English:

spoiling tactic

Line breaks: spoil|ing tac|tic


  • A strategy designed to obstruct or prevent the success of a project, opponent, etc.: the home side, frustrated by the Wasps' strong defence, resorted to spoiling tactics
    More example sentences
    • There isn't much Pearce hasn't seen in his 20 years in the game and he wasn't about to condemn Sheffield for their spoiling tactics.
    • Now perhaps all the counties can get back to playing good open football and forget about the over-reliance on spoiling tactics and team huddles.
    • We probably lost that final because we tried to play too much football while they employed a lot of spoiling tactics.

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