killjoy

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kill·joy

 (kĭl′joi′)
n.
One who spoils the enthusiasm or fun of others.

killjoy

(ˈkɪlˌdʒɔɪ)
n
a person who spoils other people's pleasure
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.killjoy - someone who spoils the pleasure of others
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
unwelcome person, persona non grata - a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome
fuss-budget, fusspot, worrier, worrywart - thinks about unfortunate things that might happen

killjoy

noun spoilsport, dampener, damper, wet blanket (informal) Don't be such a killjoy!
Translations

killjoy

[ˈkɪldʒɔɪ] Naguafiestas mf inv

killjoy

[ˈkɪldʒɔɪ] nrabat-joie m inv
Don't be such a killjoy! → Ne sois pas si rabat-joie!

killjoy

nSpielverderber(in) m(f), → Miesmacher(in) m(f)

killjoy

[ˈkilˌdʒɔɪ] nguastafeste m/f
References in classic literature ?
As to Christian or unchristian, I repudiate your canting palavering Christianity; and as to the way in which I spend my income, it is not my principle to maintain thieves and cheat offspring of their due inheritance in order to support religion and set myself up as a saintly Killjoy.
And yet, in this book she moves beyond critical thinking to productive, world-making thinking that feminist killjoys produce.
Summary: OSN will begin broadcasting shows such as Dark Matter and Killjoys in July
THEY don't want to be killjoys, but West Yorkshire fire chiefs want to make sure Valentine's Day doesn't sizzle.
These self-same killjoys have already caused the cancellation of the final leg of the peripheral road based on Rover Way, the upgrade of the M4, avoiding the bottleneck at the tunnel in Newport, all ably assisted by the nimbys.
We're determined to stamp out the health and safety killjoys who try to bring the spirit of Scrooge to Christmas events.
Instead fans, known as Killjoys, were treated to a strippedback and at times intimate set that allowed the music to do the talking.
With a set encompassing all four of their albums, they managed to showcase the majority of new release, Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys, as well as throwing in a few classics that had the fans singing, dancing and throwing their hands in the air.
We don't want to be killjoys and spoil the festivities, but we do want people to be able to come in to the city for a night out and be safe," he said.
My Chemical Romance's pretentiously titled fourth album, "Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys," works better as an unabashed end-of-the-world blowout than a biting social-commentary on evil corporations, corrupt governments and spoiled-rotten youths with a misguided sense of entitlement (which includes being the rightful heirs of what's left of the world.
SHAKIRA is being slapped with a fine by council killjoys for dancing in a fountain.
This isn't about being killjoys and snatching the pint glass out of their hands, it's about saying: "Look, you carry on drinking like that, and by the time you're 40 you might need a liver transplant and kidney dialysis.