crepehanger

Related to crepehanger: crapehanger

crepehanger

(ˈkreɪpˌhæŋə)
n
a variant spelling of crapehanger
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crape•hang•er

or crepe•hang•er

(ˈkreɪpˌhæŋ ər)

n.
a pessimist.
[1915–20, Amer.]
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As rates rise, the crepehangers suggest that it will become all but impossible for either the public or the private sector to dig itself out of debt.