⇄Change DirectionTranslation for 'wet blanket' from English to Norwegian
NOUN   a wet blanket | wet blankets
SYNO killjoy | party pooper | spoilsport | ...
festbrems {m} [fig.]wet blanket [fig.]
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Translation for 'wet blanket' from English to Norwegian

wet blanket [fig.]
festbrems {m} [fig.]
Usage Examples English
  • The fire was stopped only by the fact that the wind ceased and a thick, wet blanket of fog drifted in from the ocean.
  • Voiced by actor Jack Mather, Wally became Woody's primary rival until 1948, before being replaced with Buzz Buzzard in "Wet Blanket Policy".
  • But Fortworth, convinced that the Cheyenne Wet Blanket (a former farmhand of his) is the thief, launches a wanted notice and a reward of 100,000 dollars to who will bring the Indian.
  • The Sunday page included two toppers during the strip's run: "The Wet Blanket" (November 1, 1931 - December 13, 1936) and "Wonder-Land" (December 20, 1936 - 1940).
  • Taran Adarsh of "Bollywood Hungama" gave it 2 stars out of 5, describing movie as a mediocre product that has some lively moments, but a weak second half and a climax that throws a wet blanket.
  • When both pieces of glass are broken it produces a "wet blanket" effect and it will fall out of its opening.
  • After making up the flong matrix, it can be kept for several days if kept suitably moist by wrapping in a wet blanket for example.
  • He is gloomy and pessimistic and described by other characters as a "wet blanket", although by his account other Marsh-wiggles are gloomier still.
  • He believed that discussion between Beth and Rick shows "more clearly than ever" their "seemingly hereditary penchant for self-destructive narcissism" and noted that Jerry's "wet-blanket but well-meaning personality" had a "stabilizing effect" on Beth and the family.
  • "Wet Blanket Policy", a 1948 Woody Woodpecker short cartoon, was also nominated for Best Original Song.
  • He and Ramez Idriss co-wrote "The Woody Woodpecker Song" for the 1948 short film, "Wet Blanket Policy"; the song would receive an Academy Award nomination (Academy Award for Best Original Song), and by June 30, 1948, it was third on the hit parade.
  • Miranda played Mark Santa Maria, a withdrawn teen known to classmates as a "dead kid" — a wallflower and wet blanket; the brainiest yet the poorest in school.
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