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daydream

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noun day·dream \ˈdā-ˌdrēm\

Definition of daydream

  1. :  a pleasant visionary usually wishful creation of the imagination

daydreamlike

play \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Examples of daydream in a Sentence

  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

Recent Examples of daydream from the Web

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First Known Use of daydream

1651


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daydream

verb day·dream

Definition of daydream

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to have a daydream

daydreamer

noun

Examples of daydream in a Sentence

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

Recent Examples of daydream from the Web

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First Known Use of daydream

1820


DAYDREAM Defined for English Language Learners

daydream

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noun

Definition of daydream for English Language Learners

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

daydream

verb

Definition of daydream for English Language Learners

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


DAYDREAM Defined for Kids

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daydream

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noun day·dream \ˈdā-ˌdrēm\

Definition of daydream for Students

  1. :  a person's pleasant and usually wishful thoughts about life


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daydream

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verb day·dream

Definition of daydream for Students

daydreamed

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daydreaming

  1. :  to think pleasant and usually wishful thoughts while awake He spent class daydreaming about vacation.


Medical Dictionary

daydream

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noun day·dream \ˈdā-ˌdrēm\

Medical Definition of daydream

  1. :  a visionary creation of the imagination experienced while awake; especially :  a gratifying reverie usually of wish fulfillment

daydream

intransitive verb

daydreamer

noun


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