white hope(redirected from white hopes)
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1. Someone who is expected to achieve great success, as for an organization.
2. A white prizefighter believed by fans to have a chance of defeating a black champion.
informal a person who is expected to bring honour or glory to his group, team, etc
1. a person who is expected to accomplish much in a given field.
2. a white boxer at one time thought to have a good chance of winning a title held by a black.
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|Noun||1.||white hope - someone (or something) expected to achieve great success in a given field; "this company is the great white hope of the nuclear industry's waste management policy"|
hope - someone (or something) on which expectations are centered; "he was their best hope for a victory"