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day·dream

 (dā′drēm′)
n.
A dreamlike musing or fantasy while awake, especially of the fulfillment of wishes or hopes.
intr.v. day·dreamed or day·dreamt (-drĕmt′), day·dream·ing, day·dreams
To have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake.

day′dream′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.daydreamer - someone who indulges in idle or absentminded daydreaming
lotus-eater, stargazer - someone indifferent to the busy world; "in the Odyssey Homer tells of lotus-eaters who live in dreamy indolence"
escapist, wishful thinker, dreamer - a person who escapes into a world of fantasy
do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer, bum - person who does no work; "a lazy bum"
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