adjective \ˈdrē-mē\

: tending to dream instead of thinking about what is real or practical

: having a quality which shows or suggests that you are not noticing or thinking about what is happening around you

: pleasant, peaceful, and relaxing


Full Definition of DREAMY

a :  full of dreams <a dreamy night's sleep>
b :  pleasantly abstracted from immediate reality
:  given to dreaming or fantasy
a :  suggestive of a dream or dreamlike state <a dreamy smile> <dreamy speculation>
b :  quiet and soothing
c :  delightful, ideal
dream·i·ly \-mə-lē\ adverb
dream·i·ness \-mē-nəs\ noun

Examples of DREAMY

  1. She was a dreamy young woman who never gave much serious thought to her future.
  2. He gazed at me with a dreamy look in his eyes.

First Known Use of DREAMY


Related to DREAMY

agreeable, blessed (also blest), congenial, darling, delectable, delicious, delightful, delightsome, pleasant, dulcet, enjoyable, felicitous, good, grateful, gratifying, heavenly, jolly, luscious, nice, palatable, pleasing, pleasurable, pretty, satisfying, savory (also savoury), sweet, tasty, welcome
disagreeable, pleasureless, unpalatable, unpleasant, unwelcome

Rhymes with DREAMY


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