wet' blan'ket

1. a blanket dampened with water so as to extinguish a fire.
2. a person or thing that dampens enthusiasm or enjoyment: Nobody asked him to join the group because he's such a wet blanket.


Pronunciation: (wet'blang'kit), [key]
1. to extinguish (a fire) with a wet blanket.
2. to dampen the enthusiasm or enjoyment of (a person, group, etc.).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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