Something that does not go over very well.
Nancy came dressed as a nun to Mike's sleep-over fuck party. Her appearance went over like a turd in a punchbowl.
Someone or something that spoils a good mood.
Person 1: That was an awesome movie!
Person 2: Yeah, awesome special effects.
Person 3: I was so offended by that movie! Could you believe how many subliminal racist messages there were? I think we need to write a letter to the studio and tell them to ban this movie.
Person 1: Brian's getting some guys together to go play football at his house.
Person 2: Cool, let me go get my cleats and we'll head over.
Person 3: Football's barbaric! So typical of American society to love a violent game like that!
Person 1: If you don't like it, then don't come! Jeez, why do you always have to be such a turd in a punch bowl?
Name given to anyone who is a complete drag.
Someone who is no fun to be around.
That asshole is like a turd in a punchbowl.
a phrase that is said whenever there is a bad outcome in any venture. also, something would not be a very good sight at any party.
the boss asking for my piss sample will go over about as well as a turd in a punch bowl
A person who looks different from everyone else around them. Someone who sticks out or seems odd.
Oh my god. Did you see what Ben was wearing? He sticks out like a turd in a punch bowl!