Ягор
How d'you explain "buzzkill"? The definition being: "a person or thing that has a depressing or dispiriting effect", what does this example mean: "If you think bad weather at the zoo sounds like a buzzkill, you're right." ?
Dec 6, 2014 10:33 AM
Answers · 1
It means that it isn't fun to go to a zoo—which is mostly an outdoor experience—if it is cold/raining/snowing, etc. The weather in this case is the buzzkill—it kills the "buzz" (enjoyment) you would normally have going to the zoo. A typical example of a buzzkill is going to a party and discovering that your sister or parents are also there... .
December 6, 2014
Still haven’t found your answers?
Write down your questions and let the native speakers help you!
Ягор
Language Skills
Belarusian, Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Russian, Spanish
Learning Language
Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Spanish