killjoy

kill-joy

[kil-joi]
noun
a person who spoils the joy or pleasure of others; spoilsport.

Origin:
1770–80

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killjoy (ˈkɪlˌdʒɔɪ)
 
n
a person who spoils other people's pleasure

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killjoy definition


  1. n.
    a person who takes the fun out of things for other people; a party-pooper. : Don't be such a killjoy!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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