crapehanger

or crepe·hang·er

[ kreyp-hang-er ]
/ ˈkreɪpˌhæŋ ər /

noun

a person who sees the gloomy side of things; pessimist.

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Origin of crapehanger

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; crape + hanger

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