Definition of daydream in English:
A series of pleasant thoughts that distract one’s attention from the present.
- Em scanned the schoolyard with drooped eyelids in a pleasant daydream trying to find a liable distraction.
- Reluctantly stirring from her very pleasant daydreams, Hope looked upwards and found Frank Metcalfe smiling down at her.
- The booming of that door seemed to have woken me from a pleasant daydream, abruptly bringing cold reality back into sharp focus.
(a) reverie, a trance, (a) fantasy, a vision, fancy, (a) brown study;
inattentiveness, woolgathering, preoccupation, absorption, self-absorption, absentmindedness, abstraction
a dream, a pipe dream, a fantasy, a castle in the air, a fond hope;
informal pie in the sky
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Indulge in daydreams: stop daydreaming and pay attention
More example sentences
- When he was 11, his teachers had to tell him to stop daydreaming about acting all the time and work harder at his studies.
- It didn't stop her from daydreaming though, that she could be the girl to help him love again.
- Even so, she had never stopped wistfully daydreaming about what could have been, of the life she could have lived on Lothos.
- Example sentences
- You're quite a daydreamer and can be a hopeless romantic.
- We've got very vivid imaginations, I think we're sort of daydreamers, the three of us.
- However, we must not be daydreamers who choose to shun reality.
- Example sentences
- What a whimsical, quixotic, and daydreamy idea!
- I was having daydreamy type thoughts about leaving again today.
- Wainwright touches on politics, daydreamy romantics and humour.
Words that rhyme with daydreammainstream • Brylcreem
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