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noun [uncountable] British English pronunciation: spite /spaɪt/

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  1. a feeling of wanting to upset someone or cause problems for them, especially because you think something is unfair

    a candidate motivated by political spite

    out of spite:

    She refused out of spite.


This is the British English definition of spite. View American English definition of spite