put a damper on

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Definition of put a damper on

: to make (something) less strong, active, or exciting His bad mood put a damper on the celebration. He was putting a bit of a damper on her spirits.

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“Put a damper on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20a%20damper%20on. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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