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Spoil
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Spoil as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

8 September 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 73 answers for the crossword clue 'Spoil', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Spoil a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Spoil as an answer itself some 141 times.

Spoil is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Friday, 03 September 2021 with the answer being MAR, we also found MAR to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • The act of spoiling something by causing damage to it; "her spoiling my dress was deliberate"
  • The act of stripping and taking by force
  • (usually plural) valuables taken by violence (especially in war); "to the victor belong the spoils of the enemy"
  • Alter from the original
  • Destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"
  • Have a strong desire or urge to do something; "She is itching to start the project"; "He is spoiling for a fight"
  • Make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
  • Treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"
  • Become unfit for consumption or use; "the meat must be eaten before it spoils"
  • Make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
  • Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Spoil'.

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Crossword Answers

3 Letters

MAR
A mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish"

ROT
Unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)

4 Letters

BABY
A project of personal concern to someone; "this project is his baby"

BILK
Escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"

BLOW
A powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"

BURN chris roberson
A place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)

FLUB
An embarrassing mistake

FOIL
A light slender flexible sword tipped by a button

ITCH
Cause to perceive an itch; "his skin itched"

MUFF
(sports) dropping the ball

RAPE
The crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will

RUIN
Destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined

TURN
Get by buying and selling; "the company turned a good profit after a year"

5 Letters

BODGE
Make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"

BOOTY
Goods or money obtained illegally

BOTCH
An embarrassing mistake

CROSS
(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids

FLUFF
A blunder (especially an actor's forgetting the lines)

GOBAD
Stop operating or functioning; "The engine finally went"; "The car died on the road"; "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town"; "The coffee maker broke"; "The engine failed on the way to town"; "her eyesight went after the accident"

GUMUP
Stick together as if with gum; "the inside of the pipe has gummed up"

QUEER
Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior"

TAINT
The state of being contaminated

WRECK
A ship that has been destroyed at sea

6 Letters

BAFFLE
A flat plate that controls or directs the flow of fluid or energy

BALLUP
Make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"

BOBBLE
The momentary juggling of a batted or thrown baseball; "the second baseman made a bobble but still had time to throw the runner out"

BOLLIX
Make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"

BUMBLE
Walk unsteadily; "The drunk man stumbled about"

BUNGLE
An embarrassing mistake

COCKER
A small breed with wavy silky hair; originally developed in England

CODDLE
Cook in nearly boiling water; "coddle eggs"

COSSET
Treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"

CURDLE
Turn into curds; "curdled milk"

DAMAGE
Any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right

DEFACE
Mar or spoil the appearance of; "scars defaced her cheeks"; "The vandals disfigured the statue"

FOULUP
Make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"

FUCKUP
Make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"

FUMBLE
(sports) dropping the ball

GO BAD

IMPAIR
Make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"

MESSUP
Disturb the smoothness of; "ruffle the surface of the water"

MUCKUP
Soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"

PAMPER
Treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"

SCOTCH
Whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still

THWART
A crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat

7 Letters

BLEMISH
A mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish"

BOTCHUP
Make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"

CORRUPT
Alter from the original

DESPOIL
Destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"

INDULGE
Treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"

LOUSEUP
Make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"

PLUNDER
Goods or money obtained illegally

SCREWUP
The complete mismanagement or mishandling of a situation; "a typical bureaucratic screwup"

VIOLATE
Destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"

VITIATE
Make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"

8 Letters

BOLLIXUP
Make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"

BOLLOCKS
Make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"

DEFLOWER
Make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"

DOTEUPON

SPOILAGE
The act of spoiling something by causing damage to it; "her spoiling my dress was deliberate"

SPOILING
The act of spoiling something by causing damage to it; "her spoiling my dress was deliberate"

9 Letters

FRUSTRATE
Treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"

MISHANDLE
Make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"

10 Letters

BOLLOCKSUP
Make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"

FEATHERBED
A mattress stuffed with feathers

OVERPAMPER

SPOILATION
The act of stripping and taking by force

SPOLIATION
(law) the intentional destruction of a document or an alteration of it that destroys its value as evidence

11 Letters

DESPOILMENT
The act of stripping and taking by force

MOLLYCODDLE
A pampered darling; an effeminate man

OVERINDULGE
Overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream"

12 Letters

DESPOILATION
The act of stripping and taking by force

DESPOLIATION
The act of stripping and taking by force

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