spoiler

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Noun[change]

Singular
spoiler

Plural
spoilers

A close look at the spoiler (the parts of the wing that are raised up) during the landing of an Airbus A321. (3)
The Plymouth Superbird is famous for its high factory rear wing. (4)
  1. A spoiler is a person or thing that spoils something.
  2. A spoiler is a description of an important plot development in a film or book to reduce surprise or suspense for first-time viewer or reader
  3. (aviation) Spoilers are flaps on the wing of an aircraft which can be projected in order to create drag and so reduce speed.
  4. Spoiler is a device to reduce lift and increase downforce