Share this entry

Share this page

dreamlike

Line breaks: dream|like
Pronunciation: /ˈdriːmlʌɪk
 
/

Definition of dreamlike in English:

adjective

Having the qualities of a dream; unreal: she snapped out of her dreamlike state
More example sentences
  • ‘It has this surreal, dreamlike quality but it's still within a genre,’ he explains.
  • She had to sit stock still a lot of the time, because of the pain, but she made it a style; in her finery, she was a dreamlike vision, a surrealist object.
  • In the beginning it has an unreal, dreamlike quality to it.
Synonyms

Definition of dreamlike in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day orthoepy
Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words