/spɔɪl/v[I/T](past tense and past participlespoiled
/spɔɪld/ or spoilt/spɔɪlt/)(DESTROY)
›to destroy or damage something, or to become destroyed or damaged: [T]The oil spill spoiled five miles of coastline.[T]Don’t tell me how it ends, you’ll spoil the movie for me.[I]Food spoils quickly in hot weather.