Translation of "spoil" - English-Japanese dictionary


verb uk /spɔɪl/ us /spɔɪl/

B1 to stop something from being enjoyable or successful

~を台無しにする, 損なう
The picnic was spoiled by the bad weather.

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.

~を甘やかす, 甘やかしてだめにする

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