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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.
References in classic literature ?
There were no warm lights in her eyes; only a dreamy, absent look.
Lying thus, wide awake, she fell into a dreamy reminiscence of the past, hearing snatches of old melody in the moving pines, fragments of sentences, old words, and familiar epithets in the murmuring wind at her ear, and even the faint breath of long-forgotten kisses on her cheek.
Mingled in his countenance with a dreamy delight, there was a troubled look of effort and unrest.
After my fellowship of toil and impracticable schemes with the dreamy brethren of Brook Farm; after living for three years within the subtle influence of an intellect like Emerson's; after those wild, free days on the Assabeth, indulging fantastic speculations, beside our fire of fallen boughs, with Ellery Channing; after talking with Thoreau about pine-trees and Indian relics in his hermitage at Walden; after growing fastidious by sympathy with the classic refinement of Hillard's culture; after becoming imbued with poetic sentiment at Longfellow's hearthstone -- it was time, at length, that I should exercise other faculties of my nature, and nourish myself with food for which I had hitherto had little appetite.
A drowsy, dreamy influence seems to hang over the land, and to pervade the very atmosphere.
Circumambulate the city of a dreamy Sabbath afternoon.
At such times, under an abated sun; afloat all day upon smooth, slow heaving swells; seated in his boat, light as a birch canoe; and so sociably mixing with the soft waves themselves, that like hearth-stone cats they purr against the gunwale; these are the times of dreamy quietude, when beholding the tranquil beauty and brilliancy of the ocean's skin, one forgets the tiger heart that pants beneath it; and would not willingly remember, that this velvet paw but conceals a remorseless fang.
Then Tamoszius Kuszleika, after replenishing himself with a pot of beer, returns to his platform, and, standing up, reviews the scene; he taps authoritatively upon the side of his violin, then tucks it carefully under his chin, then waves his bow in an elaborate flourish, and finally smites the sounding strings and closes his eyes, and floats away in spirit upon the wings of a dreamy waltz.
The words lost all meaning to her; her head was dreamy and confused; all was mist for a moment.
One afternoon I got lost in the woods about a mile from the hotel, and presently fell into a train of dreamy thought about animals which talk, and kobolds, and enchanted folk, and the rest of the pleasant legendary stuff; and so, by stimulating my fancy, I finally got to imagining I glimpsed small flitting shapes here and there down the columned aisles of the forest.
Then he turns off slow and dreamy towards the stairs, saying:
Cardiff Hill, beyond the village and above it, was green with vegetation and it lay just far enough away to seem a Delectable Land, dreamy, reposeful, and inviting.