kill-joy

[kil-joi]

noun

a person who spoils the joy or pleasure of others; spoilsport.

Nearby words

  1. kill the fatted calf,
  2. kill the goose that lays the golden eggs,
  3. kill time,
  4. kill two birds with one stone,
  5. kill with kindness,
  6. kill-time,
  7. killable,
  8. killarney,
  9. killdee,
  10. killdeer

Origin of kill-joy

First recorded in 1770–80

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