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
General Zia tilted Pakistan sharply away from Jinnah’s dreamy secularism.
To wow your guests, the view at The Nest in downtown is hard to beat, postcard-perfect on a cloudless day, with views of Puget Sound and the snowcapped Olympics, as dreamy a view of a Seattle summer as there is.
Of course, Airbnb is like Netflix; half the fun is scrolling through all those dreamy spots.
The home sits on over 4 acres, but the dreamy landscape seems to extend for miles, thanks to an abundance of conservation land and private shoreline that surrounds the home.
With beautiful pastel icing and shiny, glittery fondant, mermaid cakes are so dreamy.
Exquisite paintings and chandeliers hang in rib vault hallways, like this one, which leads to a dreamy garden overlooking the beach—
And if unicorns aren't your ~mythical creature~ of choice, the eatery also offers some other dreamy flavors, including one that's half matcha and half peanut butter.
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.
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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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