a party pooper

a party pooper

  (humorous)
someone who spoils other people's enjoyment of social activities by being unhappy or by refusing to become involved Tim called me a party pooper because I left the party just after midnight.
See also: party, pooper
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Siobhan Freegard, of Netmums, which did the research for Argos, said: "Spending less doesn't make you a party pooper - it makes you a savvy parent.
Because he was a party pooper Eloise Chapman, Woodgate Ha, ha
But the frontman is determined to be a party pooper today when Ross County arrive aiming to be crowned champions.
If you seem as if you are thoroughly enjoying yourself no one will think you're a party pooper so enjoy the company you are in and also the body you have worked hard to get.
John, Upminster Party pooper Sorry to be a party pooper but before we crown Sea The Stars as the next Pegasus, shouldn't a wonder horse be able to win in any ground conditions?
This is not a case of being a party pooper it makes sense.
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Well, excuse me for being such a party pooper, but talk is cheap and whatever happened to good old penance?
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