Pronounced: ESS-seh, noun
Notes: I didn’t know this word
The word yeasayer is
- a person with a confident and positive outlook
- a person who agrees uncritically; a yes-man
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.