Definition of daydream in English:

daydream

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Pronunciation: /ˈdeɪdriːm
 
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noun

verb

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  • Indulge in a daydream: 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.
    Synonyms
    dream, muse, be lost in thought, be in a brown study, stare into space, hallucinate; fantasize, indulge in fantasy, indulge in fancy, indulge in wool-gathering, be in cloud cuckoo land, be unrealistic, build castles in the air, build castles in Spain

Derivatives

daydreamer

noun
More 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.
Synonyms
dreamer, fantasist, fantasizer, romantic, romancer, wishful thinker, pipe-dreamer, castle-builder, Walter Mitty, idealist, impractical person, unrealistic person; visionary, theorizer, utopian, Don Quixote
rare fantast, reverist

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