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3.
The South Jersey word for "Secret Santa": A game in which you secretly draw a person's name out of a hat and then you have to buy that person a gift. POLLYANNA!
"Who did you draw for pollyanna this year?"

"Shhh... I got Liz. I think I'm going to buy her a webcam because I heard thats what she wants this year."
by winslow pride December 14, 2009
 
1.
An internal optimist in the face of adversity (reality).

From the title character of the 1960 Disney movie starring a young Hayley Mills.
I lost my job, my girlfriend and someone stole my car. What the fuck do you mean I should cheer up, Pollyanna?
by Tarbash May 16, 2006
 
2.
Noun- an excessively or blindly optimistic person or Verb-unreasonably or illogically optimistic
I was going to jail but my girlfriend was being a pollyanna saying it would be a learning experience.
by Outkast82 April 23, 2007