Walter Mitty

Wal·ter Mit·ty

noun \ˌwl-tər-ˈmi-tē\

Definition of WALTER MITTY

:  a commonplace unadventurous person who seeks escape from reality through daydreaming
Walter Mit·ty·ish \-ish\ adjective


Walter Mitty, daydreaming hero of a story by James Thurber
First Known Use: 1949


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