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1daydream

noun day·dream \ˈdā-ˌdrēm\

: pleasant thoughts about your life or future that you have while you are awake

Full Definition of DAYDREAM

:  a pleasant visionary usually wishful creation of the imagination
day·dream·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Examples of DAYDREAM

  1. I drifted off in a daydream during the class.
  2. <hoped that one day world peace would be a reality and not just a daydream>

First Known Use of DAYDREAM

1685

2daydream

verb

: to think pleasant thoughts about your life or future while you are awake

Full Definition of DAYDREAM

intransitive verb
:  to have a daydream
day·dream·er noun

Examples of DAYDREAM

  1. Instead of studying, he spent the afternoon daydreaming about his vacation.

First Known Use of DAYDREAM

1820

daydream

noun day·dream \ˈdā-ˌdrēm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DAYDREAM

:  a visionary creation of the imagination experienced while awake; especially :  a gratifying reverie usually of wish fulfillment
daydream intransitive verb
day·dream·er noun

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