Definition of buzzkill
: one that has a depressing or negative effect
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The only real buzzkill for Hahn was his major-league team, which entered the weekend having lost three straight and 13 of 18 since May 5.
Climate policy promises to be the real buzzkill at the G-7 party.
BuzzkillsMosquitoes cause more human suffering than any other creature on earth.
Despite compliance’s reputation as a buzzkill profession, its status rose during the Obama Administration.
Practice Freeway (Paymar Expressway) amendment derailed by 24 hour rule (& a buzzkill legislator)
Not to be a giant buzzkill, but how many people will watch it at all?
But new, up-close images of Mars proved to be a buzzkill.
For Katz, that’s a buzzkill of a way to end a great day.
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