the American dream

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the American Dream

Definition of the American dream

  1. :  a happy way of living that is thought of by many Americans as something that can be achieved by anyone in the U.S. especially by working hard and becoming successful With good jobs, a nice house, two children, and plenty of money, they believed they were living the American dream.

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

    :  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)

    :  to indulge in daydreams or fantasies

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


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