I remember feeling as though a wet blanket had been thrown over me.
The name seemed to fall like a wet blanket on the high spirits of the crowd.
“No; and I am acting like a wet blanket to you,” he said, with a sad smile.
However, I did not allow his presence to act as a wet blanket.
To-night at dinner she must not be what she knew she had been the night before, a wet blanket upon all the talk.
The earth, soaked with oceans of rain, is steaming like a wet blanket.
The fact of his penury had been like a wet blanket upon him all day.
At least, she did not serve as a wet blanket upon Jennie Stone.
We cant have him casting a wet blanket over the rest of the team.
A wetter "wet blanket" it has never been my fortune to encounter.
Someone who dampens enthusiasm: “We were all having a good time until Harold walked in and started acting like a wet blanket.”
A Mexican who enters the US illegally, esp as a migratory worker •The term may be generalizing to include all illegal immigrants: An American's as good as a wetback, who is a Mexican whom we don't know how he got here
[1929+; fr the fact that they get their backs wet in wading across the Rio Grande; the terms wet pony, wet cow, etc, were used earlier for animals brought illegally across the border]