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Meaning of DAYDREAM

Pronunciation:  'dey`dreem

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  absent-minded dreaming while awake
  2. [v]  have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
  3. [v]  have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake; "She looked out the window, daydreaming"

DAYDREAM is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: air castle, castle in Spain, castle in the air, daydreaming, dream, moon, oneirism, reverie, revery, stargaze, woolgather
 See Also: conceive of, concoct, dream, dream up, dreaming, envisage, hatch, ideate, idle, imagine, laze, slug, stagnate, think of, think up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Day"dream`\ (-dr[=e]m`), n.
A vain fancy speculation; a reverie; a castle in the air;
unfounded hope.

      Mrs. Lambert's little daydream was over. --Thackeray.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: absence of mind, absentmindedness, absorption, abstractedness, abstraction, airy nothing, autism, bad dream, be absent, bemusement, brown study, bubble, castle-building, chimera, conceiving, daydreamer, daydreaming, deception, deluded belief, delusion, depth of thought, dereism, divagate, dream, dream of, dream vision, dreaming, dreamland, dreamworld, engrossment, false belief, fantasy, fantasying, fit of abstraction, freak out, go woolgathering, ignis fatuus, illusion, imagination, imagining, incubus, misbelief, misconception, moon, mooning, moonraking, muse, musefulness, musing, muted ecstasy, nightmare, nostalgia, phantasm, pipe dream, pipe-dream, pipe-dreaming, preoccupation, reverie, self-deceit, self-deception, self-delusion, stargaze, stargazing, stray, study, trance, trick, trip, vapor, vision, Walter Mitty, wander, wishful thinking, wishfulness, wistful eye, wistfulness, woolgathering, wrong impression, yearnfulness