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yeasayer

[yey-sey-er] /ˈyeɪˌseɪ ər/
noun
1.
a person with an optimistic and confident outlook.
2.
a person who habitually agrees with or is submissive to others.
Origin of yeasayer
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20; yea1 + (nay)sayer
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