optimist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin optimus (best).

Noun[edit]

optimist (plural optimists)

  1. A person who expects a favourable outcome.
  2. A believer in optimism.
  3. A small centre-board sailing dinghy designed to train and introduce young children into sailing.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin optimus +‎ -ist

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: op‧ti‧mist

Noun[edit]

optimist m (plural optimisten, diminutive optimistje n)

  1. optimist

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

optimist m (definite singular optimisten, indefinite plural optimister, definite plural optimistene)

  1. an optimist (a person who expects a favourable outcome, or a believer in optimism)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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optimist m (definite singular optimisten, indefinite plural optimistar, definite plural optimistane)

  1. an optimist (as above)

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

optimist c (definite singular optimisten, indefinite plural optimister, definite plural optimisterna)

  1. an optimist