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wet blanket Syllabification: wet blan·ket
Pronunciation: /ˈwet ˈˌblaNGkət/

Definition of wet blanket in English:


A person who spoils other people’s fun by failing to join in with or by disapproving of their activities.
Example sentences
  • Call me a wet blanket, a spoil sport or whatever you want.
  • They have to change their image as welfare wet blankets.
  • We need more production, coupled with wide-open trade, to bring the burdens of wealth articulated by the free market's wet blankets to the people who long to bear them.
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