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party pooper

[poo-per] /ˈpu pər/
noun, Slang.
1.
a person who hasn't the interest or vitality to participate actively in a social party and whose mood, attitude, or personality lessens others' enjoyment; killjoy.
Also called poop.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; poop2 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for party pooper

party pooper

/ˈpuːpə/
noun
1.
(informal) a person whose behaviour or personality spoils other people's enjoyment
Word Origin
C20: originally US
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Slang definitions & phrases for party pooper

party pooper

noun phrase

A morose, pessimistic person; killjoy, wet blanket: No one can call Mr Bulganin and Mr Kruschchev party poopers/ What a party poop you are today, Sally (1951+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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