Optimistic about time, such as an arrival time or having enough time, etc.
Once the rush hour traffic cleared, Suzy and Sally became chronoptimistic about the chances of catching their flight to Tahiti.
by Gee Toe June 3, 2005
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A person who always under estimates the time necessary to do something or get somewhere.
"Hey, Cindy. you know my parents are expecting us in 20 minutes."
"No problem. I just have to wash the dishes, take a shower, do my hair, walk the dog and then I'm all good to go. See you in 15."
"You are such a chronoptimist! I'll see you in 45."
by annastella June 8, 2006
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Someone who always underestimates the time necessary to complete a task or project. Term introduced on the Handyman for the Common Man web-only TV show.
Linda only scheduled three hours to shoot our first corporate video. What a frickinchronoptimist.”
by The Handy Writer May 10, 2009
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