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  • noun One that discourages enjoyment or enthusiasm.

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  • noun idiomatic A person who takes the fun out of a situation or activity, as by pessimism, demands, dullness, etc.

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  • noun someone who spoils the pleasure of others

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  • Someone who spoils the atmosphere by being very boring and negative about everything

    November 17, 2007

  • Similar to a stick in the mud.

    November 17, 2007