What does Hopeful mean?

Definitions for Hopefulˈhoʊp fəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Hopeful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aspirant, aspirer, hopeful, wannabe, wannabee(adj)

    an ambitious and aspiring young person

    "a lofty aspirant"; "two executive hopefuls joined the firm"; "the audience was full of Madonna wannabes"

  2. hopeful(adj)

    having or manifesting hope

    "a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets"; "found a hopeful way of attacking the problem"

  3. bright, hopeful, promising(adj)

    full or promise

    "had a bright future in publishing"; "the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career"; "a hopeful new singer on Broadway"


  1. hopeful(Noun)

    Somebody who is hoping for success or victory.

    Several presidential hopefuls are campaigning in New Hampshire this week.

  2. hopeful(Adjective)

    Feeling hope.

  3. hopeful(Adjective)

    Inspiring hope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hopeful(adj)

    full of hope, or agreeable expectation; inclined to hope; expectant

  2. Hopeful(adj)

    having qualities which excite hope; affording promise of good or of success; as, a hopeful youth; a hopeful prospect


  1. Hopeful

    "Hopeful" is a song by Japanese recording artist Ami Suzuki, taken from her fourth studio album -and first in Avex-, Around the World. The up-tempo, dance-pop song was written by Ami Suzuki and Shunsuke Yazaki.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hopeful in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hopeful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hillary Clinton on Monday:

    I'm very hopeful, i'm hopeful.

  2. Brian Weinrich:

    I'm hopeful for a bit of a break.

  3. Margo Wootan:

    I'm hopeful that the date will stick.

  4. Mandy Moore:

    I think the show is ultimately hopeful.

  5. Brian Stelter:

    Less. Sorry. I wish I could say hopeful.

Images & Illustrations of Hopeful

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