verb (used without object), dreamed or dreamt, dream·ing.
verb (used with object), dreamed or dreamt, dream·ing.
Origin of dream
Definition for dreaming (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for dreaming
“The first time I saw Glacier National Park, it was the magical fantasy land I had always been dreaming about,” says Chin.Adventure Photographer Jimmy Chin: Defying the Rational, Physically and Creatively|Oliver Jones|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How many more “bedroom radicals” like Aqsa may be dreaming of such exploits is, at this point, impossible to say.
A 55-year-old tourist died of a heart attack while dreaming of his hometown, Briansk.
Eighty-nine percent occurred when the person was awake, rather than dreaming or dozing.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death|Patricia Pearson|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had been dreaming of making this walk since he had read about plans to construct the towers when he was 17.Philippe Petit’s Moment of Concern Walking the WTC Tightrope|Anthony Haden-Guest|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have lived in a spiritual shadowland, dreaming elusive dreams, my better part stayed by the fitful vision of things unseen.The Belovd Vagabond|William J. Locke
Sheba and Rupert leaned forward and gazed at it with dreaming eyes.In Connection with the De Willoughby Claim|Frances Hodgson Burnett
Some are dreaming; you see it in the vacant eye, the listless face, the expression that betrays hopeless intoxication.A Bit of Old China|Charles Warren Stoddard
The time for dreaming had passed away; the time for action was at hand.The Marquis D'Argenson: A Study in Criticism|Arthur Ogle
Electra seemed to be dreaming away in a sad reminiscence of his kindness.Rose MacLeod|Alice Brown
British Dictionary definitions for dreaming (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for dreaming (2 of 2)
- mental activity, usually in the form of an imagined series of events, occurring during certain phases of sleep
- (as modifier)a dream sequence
- (in combination)dreamland Related adjective: oneiric
- a sequence of imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake; daydream; fantasy
- (as modifier)a dream world
verb dreams, dreaming, dreamed or dreamt (drɛmt)
Word Origin for dream
Medicine definitions for dreaming
Idioms and Phrases with dreaming
In addition to the idioms beginning with dream
- dream come true, a
- dream up
- pipe dream
- sweet dreams
- wouldn't dream of