Translation of "spoil" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /spɔɪl/ us /spɔɪl/

B1 to stop something from being enjoyable or successful

rovinare, guastare
The picnic was spoiled by the bad weather. Il picnic è stato guastato dal maltempo.

If you spoil a child, you let him or her have anything he or she wants, in a way that has a bad effect on his or her behaviour.

viziare, dare brutte abitudini a

(Translation of “spoil” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)