1. Someone is who a “Debbie Downer” – pessimistic and negative. Someone who brings the whole atmosphere down.
2. Can also be used to refer to someone who is annoying or someone you dislike.
If you’ve ever watched The Real L Word, then you know where this term comes from.
I don’t believe it’s used too often in East Coast lesbian slang…at least not where I’m from.
But, I think it’s safe to say – gay or straight – we all know some Debs.