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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.dreamily - in a dreamy manner; "`She would look beautiful in the new dress,' Tommy said dreamily"
Translations
بِصورةٍ حالِمَه
zasněně
drømmendefantaserende
álmodozón
á dreyminn hátt; annars hugar
snivo
dalgın dalgınrüyada gibi

dreamily

[ˈdriːmɪlɪ] ADVcomo si estuviera soñando

dreamily

[ˈdriːmɪli] adv [say] → d'un ton songeur; [stare, gaze] → d'un air songeur

dreamily

advverträumt

dreamily

[ˈdriːmɪlɪ] advcon aria sognante

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.
References in classic literature ?
Jim,' Antonia said dreamily, `I want you to tell the girls about how the Spanish first came here, like you and Charley Harling used to talk about.
All the noise and hum of the boat, the groaning of the machinery, mingled dreamily to her bewildered ear; and the poor, dumb-stricken heart had neither cry not tear to show for its utter misery.
Now the view broadens; through the gateway of the sentinel headlands you gaze out over the wide Rhine plain, which stretches away, softly and richly tinted, grows gradually and dreamily indistinct, and finally melts imperceptibly into the remote horizon.
Tom went to bed that night planning vengeance against Alfred Temple; for with shame and repentance Becky had told him all, not forgetting her own treachery; but even the longing for vengeance had to give way, soon, to pleasanter musings, and he fell asleep at last with Becky's latest words lingering dreamily in his ear --
If you would only live with me in some little house when we get older," mused Emma Jane, as with her darning needle poised in air she regarded the opposite wall dreamily, "I would do the housework and cooking, and copy all your poems and stories, and take them to the post-office, and you needn't do anything but write.
He still slowly moved his finger over his upper lip, and still his eye dwelt dreamily on the glowing grate; thinking it urgent to say something, I asked him presently if he felt any cold draught from the door, which was behind him.
I see in you, Nelly,' she continued dreamily, 'an aged woman: you have grey hair and bent shoulders.
I have often thought about the top and its spinner, as I have noted the absorbed faces of other people's pleasures in the streets,--two lovers passing along the crowded Strand with eyes only for each other; a student deep in his book in the corner of an omnibus; a young mother glowing over the child in her arms; the wild-eyed musician dreamily treading on everybody's toes, and begging nobody's pardon; the pretty little Gaiety Girl hurrying to rehearsal with no thought but of her own sweet self and whether there will be a letter from Harry at the stage- door,--yes, if we are alone in our griefs, we are no less alone in our pleasures.
Yes," answered Lord Henry dreamily, "the costume of the nineteenth century is detestable.
Towards midnight our talk of London died away, and we stood side by side leaning over the bulwarks and staring dreamily over the silent, starlit sea, each pursuing his own thoughts.
The spring murmured drowsily beside him; the branches waved dreamily across the blue sky overhead; and a deep sleep, perchance hiding dreams within its depths, fell upon David Swan.
Adam looked down at her, but her eyes were turned dreamily towards another corner of the garden.