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British English: /spɔɪl/
American English: /spɔɪl/

Translation of spoil in German:

transitive verb spoilt Pronunciation: / spɔɪlt / or spoiled

  • 1 (impair)
    he always spoils a joke in the telling
    wenn er einen Witz erzählt, verdirbt er immer die Pointe
    the news spoilt his dinner/evening
    die Nachricht verdarb ihm das Essen/den Abend
    spoilt ballot papers
    ungültige Stimmzettel
    tar1 1
  • 2 (injure character of)
    spoil somebody for something
    jemanden für etwas zu anspruchsvoll machen
    rod 3
  • 3
    be spoilt for choice
    die Qual der Wahl haben

intransitive verb spoilt or spoiled

  • 2be spoiling for a fight/for trouble
    Streit/Ärger suchen


  • 1 (plunder) See examples:spoil[s]
    Beute, die
    spoils of war
    Kriegsbeute, die
  • 2 (Mining etc.)
    (waste material)
    Abraum, der

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