Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: spoiler
IPA transcription: [sp'ɔɪlɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: spoiler
    Meaning: a hinged airfoil on the upper surface of an aircraft wing that is raised to reduce lift and increase drag
  • Synonyms: spoiler
    Meaning: an airfoil mounted on the rear of a car to reduce lift at high speeds
  • Synonyms: pamperer, spoiler, coddler, mollycoddler
    Meaning: someone who pampers or spoils by excessive indulgence
  • Synonyms: plunderer, pillager, looter, spoiler, despoiler, raider, freebooter
    Meaning: someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
  • Synonyms: spoiler
    Meaning: a candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning
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