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Line breaks: dream¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈdriːmə

Definition of dreamer in English:


1A person who dreams or is dreaming.
Example sentences
  • The dreamer, the visionary seer, not only sees, but does something, makes something.
  • Vishnu is pictured as the divine dreamer of the world dream.
  • He was a regular dreamer but this particular vision would kick-start the rest of his career - Marilyn Monroe dressed in paper.
2A person who is unpractical or idealistic: a rebellious young dreamer
More example sentences
  • But adults often say that idealism is for dreamers.
  • Advocates are considered, at best, idealistic dreamers who can't accept the harsh reality of the world, or at times, simply a mere irritation.
  • He is also an idealist and a dreamer, and getting away from the bright lights to breathe the fresh air and be close to nature is his idea of bliss.
idealist, impractical/unrealistic person, wishful thinker, pipe-dreamer, castle-builder, utopian, Don Quixote, Walter Mitty;
rare reverist
archaic fantast

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