Definition of “spoiler” - English Dictionary

“spoiler” in British English

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spoilernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈspɔɪ.lər/ us /ˈspɔɪ.lɚ/

spoiler noun [ C ] (TAKING ATTENTION)

a newspaper article, television programme, etc. that is produced just before or at the same time as another similar one in order to take attention away from it

spoiler noun [ C ] (TELLING STH)

information in a newspaper article, blog, etc. that tells you what happens in a television programme, which may spoil your enjoyment of it if you have not already seen it:

Spoiler alert - if you haven't seen Sunday's episode, stop reading now!

(Definition of “spoiler” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)