Definition of reverie
1 : daydream
2 : the condition of being lost in thought
Examples of reverie in a sentence
I was lost in reverie and didn't realize my flight was boarding until it was almost too late.
Origin and Etymology of reverie
French rêverie, from Medieval French, delirium, from resver, rever to wander, be delirious
First Known Use: 1654
REVERIE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reverie for English Language Learners
: a state in which you are thinking about pleasant things
REVERIE Defined for Kids
Definition of reverie for Students
: the state of being lost in thought especially about pleasant things
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up reverie? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).