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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Slang terms with the same meaning
Other terms relating to 'computer slang':
|Definitions include: a bug that makes hardware or software unusable.|
|Definitions include: "I love you".|
|Definitions include: an insufficient (and often dismissive) explanation of something complex.|
|Definitions include: "please".|
|Definitions include: to fail in a grand way.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "thank you".|
|Definitions include: In computer speak, to move information from fast-access memory to a slower storage device, e.g. disk ("swap out") or the other way around ("swap in.") This often refers to loading data from disk into memory as needed (swapping in) and writing the data back to disk when it is no longer needed (swapping out.)|
|Definitions include: acronym for "For The Loss."|
|Definitions include: to pester or annoy.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "so far so good".|
|Definitions include: in a non-computing context, to search.|
|Definitions include: "serious".|
|Definitions include: a person who has problems using modern technology.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "no big deal".|
|Definitions include: a videogame that requires mashing buttons to play, rather than finesse.|
Slang terms with the same root words
Other terms relating to 'spoil':
|Definitions include: a warning that text or discussion that is to follow contains a spoiler.|
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