Definition of Hopefuls

1. Noun. (plural of hopeful) ¹



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Definition of Hopefuls

1. hopeful [n] - See also: hopeful

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hopefuls

hopdogs
hope
hope against hope
hope chest
hope chests
hoped
hoped-for
hoped for
hopeful
hopefull
hopefuller
hopefullest
hopefully
hopefulness
hopefulnesses
hopefuls (current term)
hopeite
hopeless
hopelessly
hopelessness
hopelessnesses
hopene
hoper
hopers
hopes
hopest
hopeth
hophead
hopheads
hopin'

Literary usage of Hopefuls

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1. Jungle Days: Being the Experiences of an American Woman Doctor in India by Arley Isabel Munson (1913)
"... XXXII YOUNG hopefuls ALMOST as interesting to me as the hospital were the schools for boys and girls. When I came to Medak, I could scarcely credit the ..."

2. Hansard's Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard (1853)
"As for the other hopefuls who sat—not looking very hopefully—behind him, if it were true that a dissolution would follow the defeat of Government, ..."

3. Zionism and World Politics: A Study in History and Social Psychology by Horace Meyer Kallen (1921)
"The young hopefuls were disillusioned. Alexander II himself repented of his ... The young Jewish hopefuls discovered, as so many of other races and times ..."

4. London Society edited by James Hogg, Florence Marryat (1872)
"The parents wanted to know how the young hopefuls were getting on. The young hopefuls were clamorous for prizes ; and, indeed, it was a very pleasing ..."

5. The Philosopher in Slippers: Zigzag Views of Life and Society by Frederick Arnold (1890)
"The parents wanted to know how the young hopefuls were getting on. The young hopefuls were clamorous for prizes j and, indeed, ..."

6. Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, Gertrude Hall Brownell (1898)
"We will sit up there and angle for wigs ! A PICKPOCKET (surrounded by a number of individuals of dubious appearance.) Come, now, my little hopefuls, ..."

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