Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 12/20/19 Grinch

Grinch (noun)
grinch [ grinch ]

1. a person or thing that spoils or dampens the pleasure of others.

pessimist, complainer, grouch, whiner, dampener, doomsdayer, damper, downer, drag, killjoy, malcontent, sourpuss, marplot, proser, spoilsport, drip, fuddy-duddy, stick-in-the-mud

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Origin: First recorded in 1965–70; from the Grinch, name of a character created by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel)

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