WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
day•dream /ˈdeɪˌdrim/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a pleasant series of thoughts imagined while awake;
    reverie:in a daydream about life in the country.
  2. a plan or dream unlikely to happen:His daydream is to retire to a tropical island.

  1. to have daydreams: [no obj]:daydreaming about the future.[ + (that) clause]:daydreamed that she had won the lottery.
day•dream•er, n. [countable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
day•dream  (dādrēm′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a reverie indulged in while awake.

  1. to indulge in such a reverie.
daydream′er, n. 
daydream′y, adj. 
  • day + dream 1675–85
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . fantasize, dream, muse, woolgather.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

daydream /ˈdeɪˌdriːm/ n
  1. a pleasant dreamlike fantasy indulged in while awake; idle reverie
  2. a pleasant scheme or wish that is unlikely to be fulfilled; pipe dream
  1. (intransitive) to have daydreams; indulge in idle fantasy

ˈdayˌdreamer n ˈdayˌdreamy adj

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