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a wet blanket meaning

"a wet blanket" in a sentence

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  • [American slang]
    Fig. a dull or depressing person who spoils other people's enjoyment.
      Jack's fun at parties, but his brother's a wet blanket.
      I was with Anne and she was being a real wet blanket.

Examples

  • I know john's a wet blanket.
  • The weatherman threw a wet blanket on our picnic plan when he forecast rain.
  • He was such a wet blanket at the party that they never invited him again.
  • The teenagers don't invite bob to their parties because he is a wet blanket.
  • His refusal of our offer acted like a wet blanket
  • He came and at once threw a wet blanket over me
  • Dorothy always acts like a wet blanket at our parties
  • He smothered the flame with a wet blanket
  • The forecast of rain cast a wet blanket over our picnic plan
  • The forecast of rain cast a wet blanket over our picnic plan
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