A Word A Day : Visionary

Word of 24th July 2007: A Word A Day-Visionary


( Noun )

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.

Visionary can also be an adjective. A Visionary proposal is an idealistic and usually impractical proposal.

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