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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

    party pooper, killjoy, spoilsport


  1. wet blanket(noun)

    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.

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wet blanket

    check, damper, discouragement

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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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    Which of the following terms is not a synonym of "shopsoiled"?
    • A. hackneyed
    • B. new
    • C. commonplace
    • D. well-worn

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