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dream·y

 (drē′mē)
adj. dream·i·er, dream·i·est
1. Resembling a dream; ethereal or vague.
2. Given to daydreams or reverie.
3. Soothing and serene.
4. Informal Inspiring delight; wonderful.

dream′i·ly adv.
dream′i·ness n.

dreamy

(ˈdriːmɪ)
adj, dreamier or dreamiest
1. vague or impractical
2. resembling a dream in quality
3. relaxing; gentle: dreamy music.
4. informal wonderful
5. having dreams, esp daydreams
ˈdreamily adv
ˈdreaminess n

dream•y

(ˈdri mi)

adj. dream•i•er, dream•i•est.
1. of the nature of or typical of dreams; visionary.
2. vague; dim.
3. inducing dreams or a dreamlike mood, esp. pleasantly: dreamy music.
4. given to daydreaming or reverie.
5. abounding in dreams.
6. wonderful; marvelous: a dreamy new car.
[1560–70]
dream′i•ly, adv.
dream′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dreamy - dreamy in mood or nature; "a woolgathering moment"
inattentive - showing a lack of attention or care; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"
2.dreamy - lacking spirit or liveliness; "a lackadaisical attempt"; "a languid mood"; "a languid wave of the hand"; "a hot languorous afternoon"
lethargic, unenrgetic - deficient in alertness or activity; "bullfrogs became lethargic with the first cold nights"

dreamy

adjective
1. vague, abstracted, absent, musing, preoccupied, daydreaming, faraway, pensive, in a reverie, with your head in the clouds His face assumed a dreamy expression.
2. relaxing, calming, romantic, gentle, soothing, lulling a dreamy, delicate song
3. starry-eyed, romantic, sentimental, utopian, quixotic, over-optimistic He's like some dreamy kid

dreamy

adjective
1. Given to daydreams or reverie:
Translations
حالِم، شارِد الفِكْر
zasněný
drømmende
dreymandi
zasnený
dalgınhülyalı

dreamy

[ˈdriːmɪ] ADJ (dreamier (compar) (dreamiest (superl))) [character, person] → soñador; [smile, tone] → distraído; [music] → de ensueño, suave

dreamy

[ˈdriːmi] adj
[person] (= absent-minded) → rêveur/euse; [smile, expression] → rêveur/euse
(= dream-like) → qui fait rêver

dreamy

adj (+er)
smile, look, music, voice, personverträumt; ideaversponnen; a dreamy look came into the mother’s eyesder Blick der Mutter wurde verträumt
(inf: = lovely) → traumhaft

dreamy

[ˈdriːmɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (person) → distratto/a, sognatore/trice; (look, voice) → sognante; (music, quality) → di sogno

dream

(driːm) noun
1. thoughts and pictures in the mind that come mostly during sleep. I had a terrible dream last night.
2. a state of being completely occupied by one's own thoughts. Don't sit there in a dream!
3. something perfect or very beautiful. Your house is a dream!
4. an ambition or hope. It's my dream to win a Nobel Prize.
verbpast tense, past participles dreamed, ~dreamt (dremt)
(sometimes with of) to see visions and pictures in the mind, especially when asleep. For years I dreamed of being a great artist; I dreamt last night that the house had burnt down.
ˈdreamer noun
a person who is often occupied with his thoughts. I'm afraid my son is a bit of a dreamer and not very practical.
ˈdreamless adjective
(of sleep) sound; not disturbed by dreams.
ˈdreamy adjective
as if of a person who is not quite awake. a dreamy smile; She is too dreamy.
ˈdreamily adverb
ˈdreaminess noun
dream up
to invent. I'm sure she'll dream up some silly plan.
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