wet blanket

wet blan·ket
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wet blang-kit]
    • /wɛt ˈblæŋ kɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wet blang-kit]
    • /wɛt ˈblæŋ kɪt/

Definitions of wet blanket words

  • noun wet blanket person: spoilsport 1
  • countable noun wet blanket If you say that someone is a wet blanket, you are criticizing them because they refuse to join other people in an enjoyable activity or because they want to stop other people enjoying themselves. 0
  • noun wet blanket a person whose low spirits or lack of enthusiasm have a depressing effect on others 0
  • noun wet blanket a person or thing whose presence or influence lessens the enthusiasm or joy of others 0
  • noun wet blanket (Idiomatic) A person who takes the fun out of a situation or activity, as by pessimism, demands, dullness, etc. 0

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wet blanket popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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