Killjoy



[kil-joi] /ˈkɪlˌdʒɔɪ/

noun
1.
a person who spoils the joy or pleasure of others; spoilsport.
/ˈkɪlˌdʒɔɪ/
noun
1.
a person who spoils other people’s pleasure
n.

also kill-joy, 1776, from kill (v.) + joy. Formerly used with other stems (cf. kill-courtesy “boorish person,” kill-cow “bully, big man,” etc.).

noun

A morose pessimist; crape-hanger, gloomy gus

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