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par·ty poop·eralso par·ty-poop·er (pär′tē-po͞o′pər)
One who declines to participate with enthusiasm, especially in the recreational activities of a group.
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informal a person whose behaviour or personality spoils other people's enjoyment
[C20: originally US]
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par′ty poop`er(ˈpu pər)
a person who spoils the enjoyment of others; spoilsport.
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|Noun||1.||party pooper - someone who spoils the pleasure of others|
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
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