dreamer

noun dream·er \ ˈdrē-mər \

Definition of dreamer

1 :one that dreams
2 a :one who lives in a world of fancy and imagination
b :one who has ideas or conceives projects regarded as impractical :visionary

Examples of dreamer in a Sentence

  1. I am a realist, but my sister is a dreamer.

  2. Some dreamers talk in their sleep to the people in their dreams.

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First Known Use of dreamer

14th century


DREAMER Defined for English Language Learners

dreamer

noun

Definition of dreamer for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose ideas and plans are not practical or based in reality

  • : a person who dreams while sleeping



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