What does wet blanket mean?
a person who discourages enthusiasm or enjoyment
Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:
Avatar: The Last Airbender “The Cave of Two Lovers” (2006)
Time of Scene:
Sokka: Look, I hate to be the wet blanket here, but since Katara’s busy. I guess it’s up to me. We need to get to Omashu. No sidetracks, no worms, and definitely no rainbows.
Chong: Whoa. Sounds like someone’s got a case of destination fever. Heh. You worry too much about where you’re going.
Lily: You gotta focus less on the where and more on the going.
101 Dalmatians 2 “Patch’s London Adventure” (2002)
Time of Scene:
Cruella: Your muse has returned!
Lars: But I am a failure. You should despise me.
Cruella: Oh stop being such a wet blanket and come see what I’ve brought for you.
Lars: A gift? For me? How very “Christmas morning with the twinkle lights” of you.
Cruella: A gift of inspiration!
Lars: Well, of course. These are only just about the most adorable little puppies I’ve ever seen in my whole life! Look at these cute little darlings! Oh, a fuzzy wuzzy little puppy poo! Poo poo. Little puppy poo. Did you see that? Did you see that? He gave me a widdle kissy! I’m gonna kiss him back.
Jasper: He’s having a wobbly.
Lars: And you mean for me to do a painting of them, don’t you? That’s an absolutely lovely idea! It makes me smile a lot.
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