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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 ?
Minds that have been unhinged from their old faith and love, have perhaps sought this Lethean influence of exile, in which the past becomes dreamy because its symbols have all vanished, and the present too is dreamy because it is linked with no memories.
For I have revell'd, when the sun was bright In the summer sky; in dreamy fields of light, And left unheedingly my very heart In climes of mine imagining - apart From mine own home, with beings that have been Of mine own thought - what more could I have seen?
Quasimodo was too deaf to hear all these gracious things, and Claude was too dreamy.
I engage with the Snark--every night after dark-- In a dreamy delirious fight: I serve it with greens in those shadowy scenes, And I use it for striking a light:
And something awoke in the slumbering heart Of the alien birds in their African air, And they paused, and alighted, and twittered apart, And met in the broad white dreamy square, And the sad slave woman, who lifted up From the fountain her broad-lipped earthen cup, Said to herself, with a weary sigh, "To-morrow the swallows will northward fly.
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.
The words lost all meaning to her; her head was dreamy and confused; all was mist for a moment.
I wiss Sylvie was a little more dreamy," said Bruno.
The Cathedral six or seven miles behind us; vast, dreamy, bluish, snow-clad mountains twenty miles in front of us,--these were the accented points in the scenery.
It entered into them, dreamy and languorous, weakening the fibres of resolution, suffusing the face of morality, or of judgment, with haze and purple mist.
The true, strong books helped the dreamy girl; her faithful service and sweet patience touched and won the boy; and long afterward both learned to see how useful those seemingly hard and weary hours had been to them.
The other, a little younger, was lying in the grass leaning on his elbows, with his tangled, flaxen head in his hands, staring at the water with his dreamy blue eyes.