Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Wordlover Wednesday: Micawber

Todays Wordlover Word is...

Micawber (mih-KAW-buhr)
Noun- An eternal optimist
Earliest documented use- 1852
Example- "As the shadow work-and-pensions secretary, David Willetts, said yesterday, he takes the Mr. Micawber approach to economics: something will turn up"

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1 comment:

  1. I thought it was the complete opposite. It reminds me of a word... somber? I don't know. It just sounds like it was someone who was sad or gloomy...


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