Pronounced: ESS-seh, noun

Notes: I didn’t know this word

Yesterday’s word

The word yeasayer is

  • a person with a confident and positive outlook
  • a person who agrees uncritically; a yes-man
First usage

This word came into usage in the 1930s

Background / Comments

I’ve not run across this word; it is patterned after naysayer, which is a much older word (mid-1600s). I like this word better than merely yes-man.

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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