sweet dreams

Definition of sweet dreams

used to express good wishes for pleasant dreams when someone is going to sleep
  • "Good night and sweet dreams."

Word by Word Definitions

sweet play
  1. : pleasing to the taste

  2. : being or inducing the one of the four basic taste sensations that is typically induced by disaccharides and is mediated especially by receptors in taste buds at the front of the tongue — compare bitter, salt, sour

  3. : containing a sweetening ingredient : not dry

  1. : in a sweet manner

  1. : something that is sweet to the taste: such as

  2. : a food (such as a candy or preserve) having a high sugar content

  3. : dessert

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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