a reverie indulged in while awake.
verb (used without object)
to indulge in such a reverie.
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Origin of daydream
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Examples from the Web for daydreamer
No daydreamer likes being pulled out of his dream by so ugly a reality as Pete, and Johnny was petulant.Skyrider|B. M. Bower
a pleasant dreamlike fantasy indulged in while awake; idle reverie
a pleasant scheme or wish that is unlikely to be fulfilled; pipe dream
(intr) to have daydreams; indulge in idle fantasy
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