B1 having hope:
- His audition went well and he's fairly hopeful about getting the part.
- She was hopeful that a resolution could be found.
- I'm not very hopeful about their future.
- The report doesn't present a very hopeful account of the situation.
- The speech finished on a hopeful note.
noun [ U ] uk /ˈhəʊp.fəl.nəs/ us /ˈhoʊp.fəl.nəs/