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Definition of "spoilage" [spoilage]

  • The process of becoming spoiled. (noun)
  • The condition of being spoiled. (noun)
  • Something that has been spoiled. (noun)
  • The degree to which something has been spoiled. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "spoilage" in a sentence
  • "The key to preventing spoilage is making sure the steaks are absolutely dry."
  • "But if you don't mind rumors that may have a little 'spoilage' factor with them, Comic Mix has a boatload of speculation and spoilers for season 5."
  • "He thinks all the examples of "spoilage" are Kerry votes that are tossed for no good reason, and he offers no proof whatsoever that anchors that into place."