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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Food that will decay rapidly if not refrigerated adj. - Liable to decay or become putrid.

Usage examples (11)
  • I've had my present one for 6 years, it is ugly and black, but I have been careful not to get any spoilable food on it.
  • Safeway and Vons spokesperson Teena Massingill acknowledged concerns about liability as a reason why meats and other spoilable items aren't donated.
  • He was proud of her beauty and what he called her 'lurning,' and, more or less grumblingly, petted her a good deal, and would have spoiled her had she been of spoilable...
  • The children worshiped him, and if he had been spoilable my wife would surely have been his undoing. for more
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