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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I'm the misery guts who doesn't dress up, but that's in case a parent comes in to see me or I have a meeting to go to.
I get anxious and uncomfortable and I know that my awkwardness makes me look like a bore or a misery guts.
If you scored 10-17: Don't be such an old misery guts.
Tom Hiddleston is a much better actor and if he gets the role he'll be a damn sight more grateful and graceful about it than old misery guts Craig.
Get old misery guts to raise a smile, bring him over to join us.
Obviously, I'm a professional misery guts," he deadpans.
Youngsters in the Staffordshire should beware that they may have ice creams or sweets confiscated on the street by a man who seemingly is determined to become the biggest misery guts on the League officials list.
Moaners, misery guts, whiners, party poopers and naysayers are the heathens of this new religion.
Not a great end to 2010, although Money Trix ran well against a horse who really got his act together in Pandorama Darts Call me a misery guts but the thought of sitting in a boiling hot room with idea of a good night out 2011 wish list Reading to return to their rightful place in the Premier League, 2,000 drunks is not my idea of a good night out 2011 wish list Reading to return to their rightful place in the Premier Lee Westwood to win the major he deserves, and all the contenders to turn up in the Champion Hurdle in top shape
He's a misery guts and once he faces the repercussions of his actions, the subsequent emotional journey is too brief, culminating in an ultimatum for his love interest, played with customary ease by Jennifer Aniston.
He's a misery guts and no fun to be around at all and once the character faces the repercussions of his actions, the subsequent emotional journey is too brief, culminating in an ultimatum for his love interest, played with customary ease by Jennifer Aniston.
There're a lot of great bands in Liverpool and some great venues around at the moment and we have had the pleasure of playing with quite a few of them - We, The Undersigned, Misery Guts, The Swinging Bricks, The Trinity Test - the list goes on.
Then the men in the van collapse all over each other laughing and the victim/member of the public has to laugh or risk looking like a misery guts and, frankly, it's a waste of resources that could be used to catch ISIS.
And, proving what a humourless old misery guts she has become, Tess Daly gave Bruno Tonioli a hard time for inadvertently and hilariously shouting "b***cks" (as opposed to talking it) live on BBC1 at 8.