What does wet blanket mean?


Idiom Meaning:

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: 00:03:40

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.

Sokka: O-Ma-Shu.


101 Dalmatians 2 “Patch’s London Adventure” (2002)

Time of Scene: 00:42:40

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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