in someone's dreams

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in someone's dreams

informal
used to say that one does not think something that another person wants or expects will ever happen
  • "Maybe my parents will lend me the car tonight." "In your dreams."

Word by Word Definitions

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

dream play dreams
  1. : a series of thoughts, images, or emotions occurring during sleep — compare rem sleep

  2. : an experience of waking life having the characteristics of a dream: such as

  3. : a visionary (see 1visionary 2a) creation of the imagination : daydream

  1. : to have a series of thoughts, images, or emotions while sleeping : to have a dream (see 1dream 1)

  2. : to indulge in daydreams or fantasies

  3. : to appear tranquil or dreamy (see dreamy 3a)


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