Definition of hopeful


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • hopeful is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 15 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • hopeful is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 17 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of hopeful

  • an ambitious and aspiring young person (noun)

    Examples

    1. two executive hopefuls joined the firm

    Synonyms

    1. aspirant
    2. aspirer
    3. wannabe
    4. wannabee

  • likely to turn out well in the future (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a hopeful new singer on Broadway

    Synonyms

    1. bright
    2. promising

  • having or manifesting hope (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets
    2. found a hopeful way of attacking the problem

See definition of hopeful in Merriam Webster