Spoilt vs. Spoiled - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Spoilt (adjective)

    Having lost its original value

  • Spoilt (adjective)

    Of food, that has deteriorated to the point of no longer being usable or edible.

  • Spoilt (adjective)

    Having a selfish or greedy character, especially due to pampering

  • Spoilt (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of spoil

  • Spoiled (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of spoil

  • Spoiled (adjective)

    Of food, that has deteriorated to the point of no longer being usable or edible.

  • Spoiled (adjective)

    Having a selfish or greedy character due to pampering.

Oxford Dictionary

  • Spoiled (adjective)

    (of a person, especially a child) harmed in character by being treated too leniently or indulgently

    "he acts like a spoiled brat"

  • Spoiled (adjective)

    (of food) having become unfit for eating

    "the smell of spoiled milk"

  • Spoiled (adjective)

    (of a ballot paper) marked incorrectly so as to make the vote invalid

    "the number of spoiled ballots was quite worrying"

Princeton's WordNet

  • Spoilt (adjective)

    having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention;

    "a spoiled child"

  • Spoilt (adjective)

    (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition;

    "bad meat"

    "a refrigerator full of spoilt food"

  • Spoilt (adjective)

    affected by blight--anything that mars or events growth or prosperity;

    "a blighted rose"

    "blighted urtan districts"

  • Spoiled (adjective)

    treated with excessive indulgence;

    "pampered from earliest childhood, he believed the world had been invented for his entertainment"

  • Spoiled (adjective)

    having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention;

    "a spoiled child"

  • Spoiled (adjective)

    (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition;

    "bad meat"

    "a refrigerator full of spoilt food"

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