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The philosopher in Voltaire's Candide. He believes "All is for the best in this best of all possible worlds." Even as he suffers horribly throughout the book, he stands by this concept. By the end of the book, though, he admits "he asserted it still, but he no longer believed it."

See also: panglossian
Bob thinks there's some good that will come out of him failing his English test. He's such a Pangloss. He can't accept it might just be bad.
by alas poor yorick September 08, 2007
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Aug 7 Word of the Day
A celebrity free pass is an agreement between you and your significant other that if you meet said celebrity and there is an opportunity to sleep with them, your partner cannot get mad at you for doing so because you had agreed before hand that this person was your celebrity free pass. It is ideal if both of you in the relationship choose a celebrity free pass so that the playing field is even.
Julia met Drake at a bar, and hooked up with him, knowing that her significant other could not be mad at her, because Drake was her celebrity free pass.
by gingerale011 March 25, 2011
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