What is another word for wet blanket?

162 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ wˈɛt blˈaŋkɪt], [ wˈɛt blˈaŋkɪt], [ w_ˈɛ_t b_l_ˈa_ŋ_k_ɪ_t]

"Wet blanket" is a phrase that is commonly used to describe someone who is a killjoy; someone who ruins the fun or dampens the mood. There are several synonyms for this phrase such as "party pooper", "buzzkill", "spoilsport", or "downer". Each of these terms refers to someone who ruins a good time or stops the festivities. Another synonym for "wet blanket" could be "negative Nancy", which refers to someone who always sees the negative side of things. Other possible synonyms include "mood-killer", "excitement dampener", or "joy stealer". Regardless of the synonym used, these terms all describe someone who brings down the mood and prevents others from having a good time.

Related words: wet mat, wet towel, wet blanket, wet rags, wet dish towel, wet washcloth

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    Synonyms for Wet blanket:

    How to use "Wet blanket" in context?

    Wet blanket is a clothing item made from a heavy fabric, usually wool, that is saturated with water. The term is most commonly associated with sailors who would frequently wet their clothing to prevent it from becoming worm-ridden. The term is now used more generally for people who take excessive comfort in warm weather, often to the point of being overly soaked.

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