What does optimist mean?

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ˈɒp tə mɪstop·ti·mist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. optimist(noun)

    a person disposed to take a favorable view of things

Wiktionary

  1. optimist(Noun)

    A person who expects a favourable outcome.

  2. optimist(Noun)

    A believer in optimism.

  3. optimist(Noun)

    A small centre-board sailing dinghy designed to train and introduce young children into sailing.

Freebase

  1. Optimist

    The Optimist is a small, single-handed sailing dinghy intended for use by children up to the age of 15. Nowadays boats are usually made of Fiberglass, although wooden boats are still built. It is one of the most popular sailing dinghies in the world, with over 150,000 boats officially registered with the class and many more built but never registered. The Optimist is recognized as an International Class by the International Sailing Federation.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. optimist

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of optimist in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of optimist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of optimist in a Sentence

  1. Mark Twain:

    The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little.

  2. Susan J. Bissonette:

    An optimist is the human personification of spring.

  3. Bobby Sanghavi:

    I am not an optimist, but i am not a pessimist, what I am is a realist.

  4. Harry S Truman:

    A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.

  5. George Clooney:

    I know that Brad is an optimist and he wanted to write a film that said that every time we turn on the news as we do and see how bleak it is, that it doesn't have to end that way; there's a future out there if you get involved, and I like the idea of it, i loved the idea of the story ... I liked the ending, I like the way they talked about those subject matters.

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