Definition of wet blanket noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


wet blanket

BrE BrE//ˌwet ˈblæŋkɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌwet ˈblæŋkɪt//
(informal, disapproving)
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a person who is not enthusiastic about anything and who stops other people from enjoying themselves
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wet blanket