Definitions For Spoil


  • The act of stripping and taking by force
  • The act of spoiling something by causing damage to it
  • (usually plural) valuables taken by violence (especially in war)
  • Something stolen or taken by thieves, soldiers, etc.
  • Something valuable or desirable that someone gets by working or trying hard


  • Alter from the original
  • Become unfit for consumption or use
  • Make imperfect
  • Destroy and strip of its possession
  • Have a strong desire or urge to do something
  • Make a mess of, destroy or ruin
  • Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
  • Treat with excessive indulgence
  • To have a bad effect on (something) : to damage or ruin (something)
  • To decay or lose freshness especially because of being kept too long
  • To give (someone, such as a child) everything that he or she wants : to have a bad effect on (someone) by allowing too many things or by not correcting bad behavior

Is Spoil a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Spoil is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Spoil in a Sentence

  • The bandits escaped with their lives but not with the spoils
  • The fight spoiled the party.
  • The camping trip was spoiled by bad weather.
  • Don't let one mistake spoil your day.

Synonyms for Spoil

Antonyms for Spoil

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