Definitions for naysayerˈneɪˌseɪ ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nay•say•erˈneɪˌseɪ ər(n.)

  1. a person who habitually expresses negative or pessimistic views.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of naysayer:

1715–25

nay′say`(v.t.)

-said

-say•ing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. naysayer(noun)

    someone with an aggressively negative attitude

Wiktionary

  1. naysayer(Noun)

    One who consistently denies, criticizes, or doubts; a detractor.

  2. Origin: nay + say + -er

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