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synonyms for killjoy

  • complainer
  • dampener
  • grouch
  • moaner
  • pessimist
  • whiner
  • doomsdayer
  • grinch
  • partypooper
  • prophet of doom
  • stick in the mud
  • wet blanket
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How to use killjoy in a sentence

Society loves nothing more than to give oxygen to the killjoys, allowing them to continue their pattern of arson, burning down all the things that people love.
WHY DOES EVERYBODY HATE ‘TED LASSO’ ALL OF A SUDDEN?KEVIN FALLONAUGUST 27, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
I dont want to be shown up as a fraid cat and a killjoy, cried Jessie.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS ON STATION ISLANDMARGARET PENROSE
However, I did my utmost to bear a cheerful and contented mien, for killjoy is but a poor friend.
THE ADMIRABLE LADY BIDDY FANEFRANK BARRETT
I'm not going to offer it to you again, nor anything else either, you great hulking killjoy.
ARCHIE'S MISTAKEG. E. WYATT
A man who was a well known killjoy was described as a great athlete.
TOASTER'S HANDBOOKPEGGY EDMUND AND HAROLD W. WILLIAMS, COMPILERS
He knows that I scorn his, and he comes to insinuate himself into mine, the horrible killjoy!
BAUDELAIRE: HIS PROSE AND POETRYCHARLES BAUDELAIRE
I did not wish to be a killjoy and a marplot, or I would have forbidden Fred to touch a foot-ball after he entered college.
THE OPINIONS OF A PHILOSOPHERROBERT GRANT
Allan, I don't want to be a killjoy, but you asked for my advice.
THE BLACK FAWNJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
Some of you do not like to be reminded of it, and think it a killjoy.
EXPOSITIONS OF HOLY SCRIPTUREALEXANDER MACLAREN
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WORDS RELATED TO KILLJOY

  • complainer
  • cynic
  • defeatist
  • downer
  • gloomy
  • killjoy
  • misanthrope
  • party pooper
  • prophet of doom
  • sourpuss
  • wet blanket
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.