Definitions for wet-blanket

wet-blanket wet-blan·ket

Spelling: [wet-blang-kit]
IPA: /ˈwɛtˈblæŋ kɪt/

Wet-Blanket is a 11 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 6 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 6 points.

You can make 347 anagrams from letters in wet-blanket (-abeeklnttw).

Definitions for wet-blanket


  1. a blanket dampened with water so as to extinguish a fire.
  2. a person or thing that dampens enthusiasm or enjoyment:

verb (used with object)

  1. to extinguish (a fire) with a wet blanket.
  2. to dampen the enthusiasm or enjoyment of (a person, group, etc.).

Origin of wet-blanket

First recorded in 1865-70

Examples for wet-blanket

But I should be a wet-blanket altogether, and, moreover, I could not stand the Tutissimus.

The average clergyman, I am afraid, is regarded in these days as something of a bore, a wet-blanket even at tea-parties.

Will you be kind enough Mizzi, to tell me why you surround me with the wet-blanket of your wrath?

As somebody had quickly said, sharpening his young wit, he was more of a wet-blanket than a Mackintosh.

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