Definition of wet blanket
: one that quenches or dampens enthusiasm or pleasure
Examples of wet blanket in a sentence
<I'd love to go to the party, but with my cold, I'm afraid I'd just be a wet blanket.>
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WET BLANKET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wet blanket for English Language Learners
: a person who makes it difficult for other people to enjoy themselves by complaining, by showing no enthusiasm, etc.
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