American dream

noun, often capitalized D

Definition of American dream

: an American social ideal that stresses egalitarianism and especially material prosperity; also : the prosperity or life that is the realization of this ideal

Examples of american dream in a Sentence

  1. with the acquisition of a big house in the suburbs, they felt as though the American dream had indeed become a reality for them

First Known Use of american dream

1900

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american dream Synonyms

Synonyms

good life;

Related Words

easy street;



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