party pooper

noun
party poop·​er | \ -ˈpü-pər How to pronounce party pooper (audio) \

Definition of party pooper

: a person who refuses to join in the fun of a party broadly : one who refuses to go along with everyone else

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Examples of party pooper in a Sentence

Don't be such a party pooper! a party pooper who insisted they turn the music down
Recent Examples on the Web So costume parties aren't really your thing, go as a party pooper! Cameron Jenkins, Good Housekeeping, 25 May 2022 Jennifer Connelly's Melanie Cavill returned, virtually from the dead, on Monday night's episode of TNT's science fiction show Snowpiercer, but swiftly proved a literal party pooper. Clark Collis, EW.com, 22 Mar. 2022 Extensive nutritional information is included in the recipes, which have cute names like talkin’ turkey wraps, one minute man enchiladas and party pooper prawns. Marc Bona, cleveland, 7 Dec. 2021 Then, professional party pooper Lana appears to block all the fun. Ariana Romero, refinery29.com, 28 June 2021 Some party pooper analysts, like David Trainer, CEO of investment research firm NewConstructs, say the business is worthless. Robert Hackett, Fortune, 3 June 2021 To be conservative often consists in being a party pooper. Itxu Díaz, National Review, 19 Sep. 2020 Your new best friend is complicated, and often accused of being a party pooper. J.d. Crowe | Jdcrowe@al.com, al, 3 Apr. 2020 Or — party pooper alert — should common sense win out with a flyer hung at the entrance, an eviction notice that one of 2018’s hottest joints has closed its doors? Dan Wiederer, chicagotribune.com, 8 Nov. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of party pooper

1947, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for party pooper

poop entry 1 + -er

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The first known use of party pooper was in 1947

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Last Updated

1 Jun 2022

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“Party pooper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/party%20pooper. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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