hyperconfident

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hyper- +‎ confident

Adjective[edit]

hyperconfident (comparative more hyperconfident, superlative most hyperconfident)

  1. Extremely confident.
    • 2008 May 11, Geraldine Fabrikant, “Humbler, After a Streak of Magic”, New York Times:
      All of which has left investors questioning whether Mr. Miller — a hyperconfident corporate handicapper who is famous for lugging annual reports to Baltimore Orioles games despite being an avid fan —— has just hit a long-overdue rough patch or has lost his magic touch, or whether his fund has grown too large to produce the stellar returns it did in earlier years, when he was still relatively unknown.