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

The meaning of "Spoilt" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I’m spoilt! mean?
A: I am spoilt means that you have been pampered a lot based on the context I see. Let me illustrate it to you via a context.
"My Dad tried to give me a chocolate cookie, every time I asked but my Mom would stop him saying that this would spoil me. However my Dad never stopped and I ended up being spoilt."
So my Dad here is kind of pampering me by giving me chocolate cookie every time I ask. My Mom fears that if my Dad kept on giving me chocolate cookie then I will develop a habit of eating too much cookies(a habit seen negatively) or maybe developing a sweet tooth. Now in this context spoil means that Dad is helping me develop the habit mentioned above(Dad is helping me get a bad habit) and being spoilt means that I have developed the habit.
Q: What does a spoilt rotten... mean?
A: Treated very excessively well (mimado), to the point of becoming arrogant and having unrealistically high expectations
Q: What does I am spoilt for choice mean?
A: You have too many options to choose from
Q: What does spoilt rotten mean?
A: spoil somebody rotten

To do whatever someone wants you to do or to give them anything they want. To do everything possible to satisfy someone's desires.

"Dad always spoiled us rotten, and Mom was the one who disciplined us."

"My husband spoils me rotten. Look at all this jewellery he's given me."

"Those children are spoiled rotten by their grandparents."

Example sentences using "Spoilt"

Q: Please show me example sentences with 'spoilt'.
A: The meat is spoilt. (The meat has gone bad and is not safe to eat)

Synonyms of "Spoilt" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between He was spoilt by his parents Vs he was spoilt rotten by his parents?

what does "rotten" stand for? and I know what rotten means related to food. ?
A: Hello! That's a good question!

'Spoilt' and 'spoilt rotten' have in fact the same meaning.
The thing is that 'spoilt rotten' is an idiom whilst 'spoilt' is just an adjective.
You may already know that idiom is a combination of words which creates a different meaning. For instance, you might have heard such sentence:

That test was a piece of cake!

Was that test a cake? That doesn't seem to make any sense, right? It just means that the test was easy.

And the same thing happens here. You shouldn't translate 'rotten' as a separable noun. The phrase is 'spoilt rotten' and it has the same meaning as 'spoilt'.
You use idioms in less formal situations and everyday speech. Sometimes if you want to highlight the fact that someone was spoilt, you can use that idiom instead. It sounds informal but also more advanced.

You know that rotten means 'mouldy' for example. Saying that someone was spoilt rotten may be considered as a bit offensive and you wouldn't use this phrase to describe someone you like. Be careful with that!

Just to sum up,
spoilt rotten = absolutely spoilt (in a disgusting way)

I hope this helps! 😊
Q: What is the difference between spoilt and spoiled ?
A:

No difference

There are a handful of words that have historically been spelled both ways. Either is acceptable

Dreamed
Dreamt

Actually .. those are the only other ones I can think of 😁

Other questions about "Spoilt"

Q: He behaved spoilt when he was a bit younger. does this sound natural?
A: He was a spoiled boy when he was younger
Q: I bet he was really spoilt when he was a child! does this sound natural?
A: I bet he was really spoiled when he was little!
Q: He spoilt my t-shirt badly. does this sound natural?
A: He ruined my T-shirt!

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