[ dree-mer ]
/ ˈdri mər /


a person who dreams.
a person who lives in a world of fantasy; one who is impractical and unrealistic.
a person whose ideas or projects are considered audacious or highly speculative; visionary.

Origin of dreamer

1250–1300; Middle English. See dream, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for dreamer

/ (ˈdriːmə) /


a person who dreams habitually
a person who lives in or escapes to a world of fantasy or illusion; escapist
archaic a prophet; visionary
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