Definition of spoiler
- something that reveals important plot elements or details from a work of fiction or non-fiction.
Citation from "You've Got Male", Happy Endings (TV), Season 1 Episode 9 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
- See more words with the same meaning: computer slang.
- anything that ruins a person's pleasure of figuring out something unknown to them.
Person A: You're getting a road bike for Christmas.
Person B: WTF, man? Talk about a spoiler.
- Conscientious people are expected to announce a spoiler in advance, e.g. by including the word "spoiler" in the title of a post to a web-based forum, or verbally informing people nearby know that a conversation is going to include spoilers. This is called a "spoiler alert".
Subject: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (CONTAINS SPOILERS)
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|Definitions include: a warning that text or discussion that is to follow contains a spoiler.|
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