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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Kill-joy \Kill"-joy`\, n.
     One who causes gloom or grief; a dispiriting person; a
     spoilsport. --W. Black.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

       n : someone who spoils the pleasure of others [syn: {spoilsport},
            {wet blanket}, {party pooper}]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:

  24 Moby Thesaurus words for "killjoy":
     Cassandra, Eeyore, calamity howler, crepehanger, cynic, damp,
     dampener, damper, defeatist, gloomy Gus, grouch, grump, malcontent,
     malist, negativist, nihilist, pessimist, prophet of doom,
     retreatist, seek-sorrow, sourpuss, spoilsport, wet blanket,

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