DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

3 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 spoil·er /ˈspɔɪlɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spoil·er n.
 1. One who spoils; a plunderer; a pillager; a robber; a despoiler.
 2. One who corrupts, mars, or renders useless.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw
           enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates
           from winning
      2: someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war) [syn: plunderer,
          pillager, looter, despoiler, raider, freebooter]
      3: someone who pampers or spoils by excessive indulgence [syn:
         pamperer, coddler, mollycoddler]
      4: an airfoil mounted on the rear of a car to reduce lift at
         high speeds
      5: a hinged airfoil on the upper surface of an aircraft wing
         that is raised to reduce lift and increase drag