hopefuller

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hopeful +‎ -er

Adjective[edit]

hopefuller

  1. (proscribed) comparative form of hopeful: more hopeful
    • 1907, George Bernard Shaw, Preface to Major Barbara, published 2004, page 24:
      such knowledge, for the daughter of Andrew Undershaft, will clearly lead to something hopefuller than distributing bread and treacle at the expense of Bodger.