HyperDic: spoiler

English > 5 senses of the word spoiler:
NOUNperson spoilera candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning
person spoiler, plunderer, pillager, looter, despoiler, raider, freebootersomeone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
person spoiler, pamperer, coddler, mollycoddlersomeone who pampers or spoils by excessive indulgence
artifactspoileran airfoil mounted on the rear of a car to reduce lift at high speeds
artifactspoilera hinged airfoil on the upper surface of an aircraft wing that is raised to reduce lift and increase drag
spoiler > pronunciation
Soundsspoy'ler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > spoiler: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning.
Broadercampaigner, candidate, nomineeA politician who is running for public office
English > spoiler: 5 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war).
Synonymsplunderer, pillager, looter, despoiler, raider, freebooter
Categorywar, warfareThe waging of armed conflict against an enemy / enemy
Narrowerpirate, buccaneer, sea robber, sea roversomeone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
Broaderthief, stealerA criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
Spanishasaltante, filibustero, saqueador
Catalanassaltant, saquejador
English > spoiler: 5 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningsomeone who pampers or spoils by excessive indulgence.
Synonymspamperer, coddler, mollycoddler
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishmalcriador, mimador
Verbsspoiltreat with excessive indulgence
English > spoiler: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningAn airfoil mounted on the rear of a car to reduce lift at high speeds.
Broaderairfoil, aerofoil, control surface, surfaceA device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air
Spanishspoiler
English > spoiler: 5 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA hinged airfoil on the upper surface of an aircraft wing that is raised to reduce lift and increase drag.
Broaderairfoil, aerofoil, control surface, surfaceA device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air
Spanishspoiler

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