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Synonyms for wet blanket

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spoilsport, killjoy, wet blanket, party pooper(noun)

    someone who spoils the pleasure of others

    Synonyms:
    party pooper, killjoy, spoilsport

Wiktionary

  1. wet blanket(noun)

    Synonyms:
    stick in the mud, cold fish, killjoy, party pooper, spoilsport

  2. wet blanket(noun)

    A person who takes the fun out of a situation or activity, as by pessimism, demands, dullness, etc.

    Synonyms:
    stick in the mud, spoilsport, cold fish, party pooper, killjoy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wet blanket

    Synonyms:
    check, damper, discouragement

How to pronounce wet blanket?

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Karen
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Veena
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How to say wet blanket in sign language?

  1. wetblanket

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#152735killjoy
#304910spoilsport

How to use wet blanket in a sentence?

  1. John Thurman:

    I had doubts, but I was willing to try anything, taking drugs to sleep, taking drugs to ... just everything -- it felt like a wet blanket. And so I was willing to try anything. And pretty fast, within a few weeks, was feeling some of the benefits.

  2. Penny Nance:

    It’s not in anyone’s best interest to throw a wet blanket on any kind of a program in which schools are trying to strengthen the father-daughter relationship, the people that are hurt by this are young women.

  3. Michael Antonelli:

    Clarida threw a bit of a wet blanket on the market at the end of the session.


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    • A. hackneyed
    • B. new
    • C. commonplace
    • D. well-worn

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