Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Spoilsport"

The meaning of "Spoilsport" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does spoilsport mean?
A: 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."
Q: What does You are such a spoilsport. mean?
A: 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"

Q: Please show me example sentences with spoilsports person.
A: 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!
Q: Please show me example sentences with spoilsport.
A: 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.


"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"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? spoilsport
A: 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

Other questions about "Spoilsport"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce spoilsport.
A: 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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