Definitions for optimistˈɒp tə mɪst
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
op•ti•mistˈɒp tə mɪst(n.)
one who characteristically looks at events or conditions with optimism.
Origin of optimist:
a person disposed to take a favorable view of things
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
optimist(noun)ˈɒp tə mɪst
Optimists are generally happier people.
A person who expects a favourable outcome.
A believer in optimism.
A small centre-board sailing dinghy designed to train and introduce young children into sailing.
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. A neurotic person with gooseflesh, and teeth a-chatter, trying hard to be brave. 2. A man who when he falls in the soup thinks of himself as being in the swim. 3. A man who does not care what happens, so long as it doesn't happen to him.
Translations for optimist
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a state of mind in which one always hopes or expects that something good will happen
Even when it was obvious to the others that he was not going to succeed he was full of optimism.
- otimistaPortuguese (BR)
- der/die Optimist(in)German
- آدم خوش بینFarsi
- orang yg optimisMalay
- آدم خوش بینPersian
- خوش بينه كسPashto
- iyimser (kimse)Turkish
- 樂觀主義者Chinese (Trad.)
- رجائيت پسند، خوش اميدUrdu
- người lạc quanVietnamese
- 乐观主义者Chinese (Simp.)
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