yea-sayer

noun
yea-say·​er | \ ˈyā-ˌsā-ər How to pronounce yea-sayer (audio) , -ˌser\

Definition of yea-sayer

1 : one whose attitude is that of confident affirmation
2 : yes-man

First Known Use of yea-sayer

1920, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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