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  • The meaning of "Spoilsport" in various phrases and sentences

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    2. it is a term usually to describe a person that has been spoilt/ pampered too much. for example: "janita was born with a silver spoon in her mouth and has never once laid her finger on house chores. what a spoiltsport she is."

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    2. Spoilsport describes a person who ruins the fun of others. Let's say you are playing a game and someone keeps getting angry and quits the game. Then that person is a spoilsport.

  • Example sentences using "Spoilsport"

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    2. spoilsport/buzzkill/prude = someone who ruins your fun Person A: Hey let's have some beers! Everyone but one person: Alright, let's do it! / Yeah! / Ok! Person B: But.. we're not supposed to be drinking. Person A: Seriously? Don't be a spoilsport. / Really? Don't be such a buzzkill/ Live a little. Don't be such a prude!

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    2. You can use "spoilsport" pretty freely in a sentence. I can't say that there are fixed examples. Though I would only use it with somebody you know well, as a way of teasing them gently. Examples: "Don't be such a spoilsport Harry, eat the chilli!" "I'm having fun - don't be a spoilsport." "We got to the park and then she wouldn't sit on the grass. What a spoilsport"

  • Translations of "Spoilsport"

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    2. There's a few that we tend to use depending where we're from/ personal preference. We also use "spoilsport" though! 1. Party-pooper ( I use this quite often 😂) 2. Killjoy 3. Wet blanket

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    2. It's someone who has a bad attitude that spoils the fun or good times of those around him/her. Usually it would be used when there are a group of people doing something or enjoying something together and the spoilsport is the person who by attitude, actions or words mars the good time.

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