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yeasayer

[ yey-sey-er ]
/ ˈyeɪˌseɪ ər /
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noun

a person with an optimistic and confident outlook.
a person who habitually agrees with or is submissive to others.

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Origin of yeasayer

First recorded in 1915–20; yea + (nay)sayer
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