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Noun: worrywart  'wur-ee,wort or 'wú-ree,wort
Usage: N. Amer, informal (elsewhere: worryguts)
  1. Thinks about unfortunate things that might happen
    - worrier, fuss-budget, fusspot, worryguts [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: worrywarts

Type of: grinch [N. Amer, informal], killjoy, party pooper, spoilsport, wet blanket

Encyclopedia: Worrywart