misery guts

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misery guts

An unhappy person who always complains. I don't like talking to Paul because he's such a misery guts and always squashes my good mood.
See also: gut, misery

(a) ˈmisery guts

(informal) a way to describe somebody who is never happy or who complains a lot: What’s the matter with you, misery guts?He used to be good fun, but he seems to be turning into an old misery guts.
See also: gut, misery
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WITHOUT being too much of a misery guts it dawned on me that win or lose at Wembley in May, Everton have had a remarkable season.
WELL, I've been called a misery guts by someone named Chris Franks (never heard of him), for exercising my hard earned democratic right to air my opinions in Viewpoints.
No, but he IS a misery guts and he's arrogant and no matter how good an actor he is you can't get away from the fact he's got a face like a gnarled old Maris Piper.
Reggie said he was anything but a misery guts and was firmly behind the manager and the board.
I object to being called a moaner or a misery guts.