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English definition of “optimist”

optimist

noun [C]     /ˈɒp.tɪ.mɪst/ US  /ˈɑːp.tə-/
C1 someone who always believes that good things will happen: She's a born optimist (= someone who has always been optimistic).Hoping and hopefulnessPotential
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