woolgathering

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wool·gath·er

 (wo͝ol′găth′ər)
intr.v. wool·gath·ered, wool·gath·er·ing, wool·gath·ers
To engage in fanciful daydreaming.

[From the practice of wandering areas where sheep graze to gather tufts of wool caught on vegetation .]

wool′gath′er·er n.

woolgathering

(ˈwʊlˌɡæðərɪŋ)
n
idle or absent-minded indulgence in fantasy; daydreaming
ˈwoolˌgatherer n

wool•gath•er•ing

(ˈwʊlˌgæð ər ɪŋ)

n.
indulgence in idle fancies and in daydreaming; absentmindedness.
wool′gath`er, v.i. -ered, -er•ing.
wool′gath`er•er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.woolgathering - an idle indulgence in fantasy
dreaming, dream - imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake; "he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality"
Adj.1.woolgathering - dreamy in mood or nature; "a woolgathering moment"
inattentive - showing a lack of attention or care; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"

woolgathering

adjective
Given to daydreams or reverie:
Translations

woolgathering

[ˈwʊlˌgæðərɪŋ] N (fig) to be woolgatheringandar distraído

woolgathering

[ˈwʊlˌgæðrɪŋ] n (fig) to be woolgatheringavere la testa fra le nuvole