A Word A Day : Visionary
( Noun ) Visionary
Word of 24th July 2007: A Word A Day-Visionary
(VIZH uh NER ee): a dreamer, someone with impractical goals or ideas about the future
• My uncle was a visionary
, not a businessman. He spent too much time tinkering with his antigravity generator and not enough time working in his plumbing business.
• The candidate was a visionary
. He had a lot of big ideas but no realistic plan for putting them into practice.
can also be an adjective. A Visionary
proposal is an idealistic and usually impractical proposal.
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