Definition of dreamy
dreamilyplay \-mə-lē\ adverb
dreaminessplay \-mē-nəs\ noun
Examples of dreamy in a Sentence
She was a dreamy young woman who never gave much serious thought to her future.
He gazed at me with a dreamy look in his eyes.
Recent Examples of dreamy from the Web
With beautiful pastel icing and shiny, glittery fondant, mermaid cakes are so dreamy.
But the film doesn’t exactly quicken it, either: the dreamy deliberation that Amirpour’s debut used to such tense effect doesn’t cast quite the same spell here.
The top-notch beverages and cool vibe (more cocktail bar than traditional coffee counter) provide a dreamy after-noon pick-me-up.
Wanderlust is romantic, dreamy and leaves us wanting to experience more and more of what the world has to offer–but then, the reality sets in.
Similarly, Willow Scrivner takes her religious upbringing and twists it into dreamy folk-rock (with the help of guitarist Kevin Wood) to create something equally spiritual.
The British designer known for her dreamy, feminine clothes with a quirky twist created five exclusive pieces.
But not every date she's gone on has been as dreamy as that one, which is totally normal to experience.
Mischievous Mercury aligns with dreamy Neptune, enhancing the colors of your fantasies while blurring your connections to the real world.
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First Known Use of dreamy
DREAMY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dreamy for English Language Learners
: 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
DREAMY Defined for Kids
Definition of dreamy for Students
1 : appearing to be daydreaming He had a dreamy look on his face.
2 : seeming like a dream The old castle looked dreamy in the fog.
3 : quiet and relaxing dreamy music
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