Share this entry

spiteful
American English: /ˈspaɪtfəl/
British English: /ˈspʌɪtfʊl/
, /ˈspʌɪtf(ə)l/

Translation of spiteful in Spanish:

adjective

  • (remark)
    malicioso
    (person)
    malo
    (resentful)
    rencoroso
    it was spiteful of you to blame her
    fue una maldad echarle la culpa a ella
    don't be so spiteful to your brother
    no seas tan malo con tu hermano
    Example sentences
    • Mandela cheerfully served a prison sentence that would have left Jesus bitter and spiteful.
    • The early exchanges were spiteful, nasty and never fully controlled by referee Lucilio Batista.
    • I have an active dislike of her because she's either very stupid or deliberately, maliciously, spiteful.

Definition of spiteful in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: