A person who behaves in a way that spoils others' pleasure, especially by not joining in an activity: ‘Don’t be a spoilsport, Sidney.’
More example sentences
- Such spoilsports, however, could not prevent cultural exchanges.
- Only spoilsports warned that disaster loomed, and they didn't get nearly as much air time as the boosters.
- The law has the age of drinking set at 18 for good reasons, not just to be spoilsports.
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