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Definition of "dreamy" []

  • Resembling a dream; ethereal or vague. (adjective)
  • Given to daydreams or reverie. (adjective)
  • Soothing and serene. (adjective)
  • Informal Inspiring delight; wonderful. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dreamy" in a sentence
  • "Throw in a New York Times crossword puzzle and a can of mixed nuts, and that's what I call a dreamy day."
  • "“Hell,” her mother says, examining the wound the way she always examines her face, with her lips parted and her forehead scrunched, her chin tilted upward and her expression dreamy, as if blurring her eyes, seducing her reflected image."
  • "He blamed the fairy tales of her childhood, the influence of her school companions, the poetry and novels of later years as the chief causes of what he called her dreamy ways and romantic nonsense, and he determined that Marjory should be very differently brought up."