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dreamer 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

Words that rhyme with dreamer

beamer, blasphemer, Colima, creamer, emphysema, femur, Iwo Jima, Kagoshima, lemur, Lima, oedema (US edema), ottava rima, Pima, reamer, redeemer, schema, schemer, screamer, seamer, Selima, steamer, streamer, terza rima, Tsushima

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