What does optimist mean?

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ˈɒp tə mɪstop·ti·mist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. optimistnoun

    a person disposed to take a favorable view of things

Wiktionary

  1. optimistnoun

    A person who expects a favourable outcome.

  2. optimistnoun

    A believer in optimism.

  3. optimistnoun

    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. Marco Rubio:

    While this may not have been the year for a hopeful and optimistic message about our future, I still remain hopeful and optimist about America.

  2. Bobby Sanghavi:

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

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    When the pessimist and the optimist are arguing whether the glass is half empty or half filled, your financial planner buys a bottle of Whisky with your money, fills up that half empty and half filled glass with Whisky, and drinks it to the last drop. Watch out for such financial planners.

  4. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    According to different points of view. To the pessimist: Enemies are everywhere, waiting to ambush you. For the optimist: friends are everywhere, waiting to embrace you.

  5. Albert Schweitzer:

    An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... The truly wise person is color- blind.

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