Definition of spoilt adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//spɔɪlt//
; NAmE NAmE//spɔɪlt//
(British English) (also spoiled
BrE BrE//spɔɪld//
; NAmE NAmE//spɔɪld//
North American English, British English
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  • (of a child) rude and badly behaved because they are given everything they ask for and not enough discipline a spoiled brat He's spoilt rotten (= a lot).
  • Idioms (British English) to have such a lot of things to choose from that it is very difficult to make a decision