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  Words related to spoiler

Related / Similar Words: pamperer, coddler, mollycoddler, plunderer, pillager, looter, despoiler, raider, freebooter

 

Definition:
  • a hinged airfoil on the upper surface of an aircraft wing that is raised to reduce lift and increase drag;
  • an airfoil mounted on the rear of a car to reduce lift at high speeds;
  • someone who pampers or spoils by excessive indulgence;
  • someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war);
  • a candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning;

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    Hyponyms: pirate, buccaneer, sea robber, sea rover

     

    Derivational Morphology: pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulge, foray into, raid, plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray, sack

     

     
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