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.

Nearby words

  1. yearly,
  2. yearly meeting,
  3. yearn,
  4. yearning,
  5. yearningly,
  6. yeast,
  7. yeast cake,
  8. yeast nucleic acid,
  9. yeasty,
  10. yeats

Origin of yeasayer

First recorded in 1915–20; yea1 + (nay)sayer

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