Dreamer - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdriːmər|  American pronunciation of the word dreamer
Brit.  |ˈdriːmə|  British pronunciation of the word dreamer

noun

- someone who is dreaming
- someone guided more by ideals than by practical considerations (syn: idealist)
- a person who escapes into a world of fantasy (syn: escapist)

Examples

I am a realist, but my sister is a dreamer.

Some dreamers talk in their sleep to the people in their dreams.

He was not the first great discoverer whom princes had regarded as a dreamer.

She had always been a realist, not a dreamer.

Napoleon is not alone a dreamer - he is a brooder. He has brooded two whole years over the possible result of the elections.

Word forms

noun
singular: dreamer
plural: dreamers
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