Examples of killjoy in a Sentence
I don't want to sound like a killjoy, but shouldn't we study tonight?
his perpetually negative attitude made him a real killjoy when others were trying to have fun
Recent Examples of killjoy from the Web
Cinemas have opened; music is performed in public; the killjoy morality police are off the streets.
Feminists don’t want to pose as killjoys bent on confiscating mani-pedis.
Bangladeshis follow the World Cup fervently, ignoring killjoy officials who have tried to stop them flying flags.
Instead, using a refund to pay off a credit card balance feels far from a joyous event and more like a big financial killjoy.
The cloying, dull pain of chafing or blisters is one of the biggest backpacking killjoys.
At first, it was gently commented on, but of course no one wants to be a killjoy, so now it just sort of ... happens.
At first, it was gently commented on, but of course no one wants to be a killjoy, so now it just sort of … happens.
The dithering middle-age killjoys follow the girls, and their dates, from prom to lakeside after-party to hotel bash.
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KILLJOY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of killjoy for English Language Learners
: a person who spoils other people's fun or enjoyment
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