yea-sayer

noun
yea-say·​er | \ˈyā-ˌsā-ər, -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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