dreamer

[ dree-mer ]
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noun
  1. a person who dreams: The dream provides insights into the interior life of the dreamer, or so say many psychotherapists.

  2. a person who lives in a world of fantasy; one who is impractical and unrealistic: The phrase "economically illiterate" has long been used to smear leftists as unrealistic utopian dreamers.

  1. a person whose ideas or projects are considered audacious or highly speculative; visionary: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was considered a dreamer—and what a wonderful dream it is!

  2. Usually Dreamer .Sometimes DREAMer . a person who qualifies for DACA or the Dream Act.

Origin of dreamer

1
First recorded in 1250–1300; def. 4 first recorded in2010–15; Middle English; see dream, -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for dreamer

dreamer

/ (ˈdriːmə) /


noun
  1. a person who dreams habitually

  2. a person who lives in or escapes to a world of fantasy or illusion; escapist

  1. archaic a prophet; visionary

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