spoilsport

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spoilsport someone who spoils the pleasure of others
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Usage

In literature:

He looks a spoilsport.
"Androcles and the Lion" by George Bernard Shaw
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In news:

'THE NEXT ONE, that's the big one, said Michael Leighton, a realist and a spoilsport and a storybook character, all rolled into one set of goalie pads.
Some spoilsports continue to complain that this was a sleazy and cynical play for ratings.
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