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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspoilsportspoil‧sport /ˈspɔɪlspɔːt $ -spɔːrt/ noun [countable] informal  SPOILTAKE PART/BE INVOLVEDsomeone who spoils other people’s fun Don’t be such a spoilsport.
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spoilsportDon't be a spoilsport, Richard. Come play with us.I decline, and feel like a spoilsport."I don't think we should go in there - someone might see us." "Oh, don't be such a spoilsport - come on!"And last night they were branded spoilsports after claiming not enough viewers are interested in the national game.Civic spoilsports, however, banned the annual nude swim off Bondi Beach.Until some spoilsport thought to measure the 100-yard track - and found it was just over 70 yards.
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