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Pollyanna   
      

It Has 9 letters ( p o l l y a n n a )         3 vowels ( o a a )         6 consonants ( p l l y n n )         Word on the contrary annaylloP

Which the Definition/Meaning of Pollyanna in categoryENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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English - See Also

* Panglossian * quixotic

Which the Definition/Meaning of Pollyanna in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* Rhymes: -ænə

  • Rhymes: -ænə

Which the Definition/Meaning of Pollyanna in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

The sense of a persistent optimist comes from the name of the protagonist in a book by Eleanor Porter.

The sense of a persistent optimist comes from the name of the protagonist in a book by Eleanor Porter.

Which the Definition/Meaning of Pollyanna in categoryENGLISH - PROPER NOUN
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POLLYANNA * A female given name derived from Polly and Anna; rare in the real world.

Pollyanna

  1. A female given name derived from Polly and Anna; rare in the real world.

Which the Definition/Meaning of Pollyanna in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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POLLYANNA (_plural_ POLLYANNAS) * One who is persistently cheerful and optimistic, even when given cause not to be so. _You call her an optimist, but I call her an obnoxious POLLYANNA._ * (colloquial, US, Southeastern Pennsylvania) A secret Santa gift exchange. DERIVED TERMS * Pollyannaish, pollyannaish, Pollyannish, pollyannish

Pollyanna (plural Pollyannas)

  1. One who is persistently cheerful and optimistic, even when given cause not to be so.
    You call her an optimist, but I call her an obnoxious Pollyanna.
  2. (colloquial, US, Southeastern Pennsylvania) A secret Santa gift exchange.

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