: very pleasingly or well
The new car drives like a dream.
My new computer works like a dream.
Recent Examples on the Web Overall, this is a versatile hand mixer that whips up less dense batters like a dream. —Michelle Rostamian, Peoplemag, 20 Mar. 2023 Only amid the 365-day magic of New Orleans does that seem like a dream that could come true. —Chris Willman, Variety, 24 Dec. 2022 Does days of massages, facials, and body wraps at a top spa sound like a dream vacation? —Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, 10 Nov. 2022 The difference is unlike a traditional egg; these blending tools are soft to the touch and blend out liquid and cream formulas like a dream. —Angela Trakoshis, Allure, 20 Oct. 2022 And like a dream, the line between home and art is blurred. —Aja Gabel, Los Angeles Times, 22 Aug. 2022 Hilariously Get Ready to Host the 2023 ACM Awards (Exclusive) For Brooks, 61, working with Parton was like a dream come true. —Daniela Avila, Peoplemag, 12 May 2023 Barry’s hallucinations — his silent communion with his victims on a beach after he was poisoned by Sharon Lucado (Karen David), his contemplation of himself as a young boy, playing army in his prison cell — felt like a dream world. —Lili Loofbourow, Washington Post, 1 May 2023 Setting this record has been like a dream Setting a record with Guinness has been a dream come true for her, Dugas said. —Saleen Martin, USA TODAY, 17 Apr. 2023 See More
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