Associations to the word «Hopeful»

Wiktionary

HOPEFUL, adjective. Feeling hope.
HOPEFUL, adjective. Inspiring hope.
HOPEFUL, noun. Somebody who is hoping for success or victory.

Dictionary definition

HOPEFUL, noun. An ambitious and aspiring young person; "a lofty aspirant"; "two executive hopefuls joined the firm"; "the audience was full of Madonna wannabes".
HOPEFUL, adjective. Having or manifesting hope; "a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets"; "found a hopeful way of attacking the problem".
HOPEFUL, adjective. Full or promise; "had a bright future in publishing"; "the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career"; "a hopeful new singer on Broadway".

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