wishful thinker

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Noun1.wishful thinker - a person who escapes into a world of fantasywishful thinker - a person who escapes into a world of fantasy
daydreamer, woolgatherer - someone who indulges in idle or absentminded daydreaming
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Crazy thought, but that's just me, the wishful thinker.
Caption: Wishful Thinker: Kevin Hassett, chair of Trump's Council of Economic Advisers
Unfortunately, wishful thinker that I am, I had it in my head on the night we went that it was closer to the weekend than it was, so what I thought was Wednesday was in fact Tuesday.
(4) Now surely the wishful thinker cannot do this; he or she may continue believing in p, even after ample or good evidence opposes it, and this depends on the strength and intensity of the belief.
Looking ahead in telecom, only a wishful thinker would expect boom times and heady business valuations to return within any real-world planning horizon.
Of the others locally trained Ekhtiyaar and Hong Kong-trained Wishful Thinker could enter calculations.
expected almw I thought he was pulling my leg or was just being a wishful thinker.
Only a wishful thinker would suggest that if - as expected - Burberry shuts down its Treorchy plant and sheds 300 jobs it will be the last employer to chase cheap labour overseas.
Where Kinnock fitted in was that they could say, 'He's hot headed, foolishly romantic, he doesn't understand economics because he's a wishful thinker, he doesn't understand the world as it is'.
Elsey's mount, Susan's Dowry, who finished second, was found to have interfered with Wishful Thinker, who in turn interfered with Pennys From Heaven.
Catterick: 1.35 Wishful Thinker, 3.10 Hiltonstown Lass, 3.45 Ela Agori Mou.
12.30 Members Race: 1, DR DEDUCTIBLE (R Brown) 6-4; 2, Crevamoy (J Galbraith) 5-2, 3, Wishful Thinker (Miss K Scott) 12-1; 4 ran, 7, 15.