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

 

Hyponyms: pirate, buccaneer, sea robber, sea rover

 

Derivational Morphology: pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulge, foray into, raid, plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray, sack

 

 
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