verb (used without object), dreamed or dreamt, dream·ing.
verb (used with object), dreamed or dreamt, dream·ing.
Origin of dream
Examples from the Web for dreamlike
There is one dreamlike setting in the story called “ROMA”; this is more or less like Rome and mentions specific places in it.
I suppose if I lived in New York this would not seem so dreamlike.National Book Award Winner Louise Erdrich: How I Write|Noah Charney|December 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Where did acclaimed outsider artist Henry Darger draw inspiration for his dreamlike murals?
It was so unreal, so dreamlike, that for many days I had trouble convincing myself of its actuality.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
The dreamlike state in which the old man had been wandering dissolved.Frank of Freedom Hill|Samuel A. Derieux
Dick had been quiet, in touch with the beauty about him, the right companion for a dreamlike afternoon.The Shadow|Mary White Ovington
All the events of the afternoon seemed unreal and dreamlike in spite of her aching eyes.Bee and Butterfly|Lucy Foster Madison
He had seen towns vaguely like it before, yet it had a dreamlike quality as if it were not as real as it appeared.The Time Traders|Andre Norton
British Dictionary definitions for dreamlike
- 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 dreamlike
Idioms and Phrases with dreamlike
In addition to the idioms beginning with dream
- dream come true, a
- dream up
- pipe dream
- sweet dreams
- wouldn't dream of