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English definition of “play gooseberry”

play gooseberry

(also feel like a gooseberry) UK informal
to be an unwanted third person who is present when two other people, especially two people having a romantic relationship, want to be aloneToo much and unnecessary
(Definition of play gooseberry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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