Definition of Eeyorish in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈē(y)ôriSH/
(also Eeyoreish)


Pessimistic or gloomy: one of the most Eeyorish speeches we have ever heard
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  • But I do get all Eeyorish now and again and look at things from the bleakest view possible, so it's probably just me under a big pessimistic cloud…
  • A great day for Italian rugby was a truly dreadful one for Scotland. No wonder the coach is growing Eeyoreish.
  • Such information is catalogued in his website's biography, a curious document that, through its endearing use of Eeyoreish negatives, gives you a flavour of the man.


1990s: from Eeyore, the name of a donkey in A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh (1926), characterized by his gloomy outlook on life.

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Syllabification: Ee·yor·ish

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