wet blanket meaning

  "wet blanket" in a sentence
Noun: wet blanket  wet 'blangkit
  1. Someone who spoils the pleasure of others
    - spoilsport, killjoy, party pooper

Derived forms: wet blankets

Type of: persona non grata, unwelcome person

[American idiom]
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.

[American slang]
n., informal A person or thing that keeps others from enjoying life. The teenagers don't invite Bob to their parties because he is a wet blanket. The weatherman throws a wet blanket on picnic plans when he forecasts rain.

[British slang]
Noun. A miserable person unwilling to participate in an enjoyable event or moment. Derog.


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  1. what a lot of wet blankets they are.
  2. i know john's a wet blanket.
  3. john's wet blanket and put a damper on everything.
  4. the weatherman threw a wet blanket on our picnic plan when he forecast rain.
  5. he was such a wet blanket at the party that they never invited him again.

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