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dreamy

[ dree-mee ]
/ ˈdri mi /
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adjective, dream·i·er, dream·i·est.

of the nature of or characteristic of dreams; visionary.
vague; dim.
soothing; restful; quieting: dreamy music.
given to daydreaming or reverie.
abounding in dreams; characterized by or causing dreams.
Informal. wonderful; marvelous: He has a dreamy new convertible.

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Origin of dreamy

First recorded in 1560–70; dream + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM dreamy

dream·i·ly, adverbdream·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dreamy

dreamy
/ (ˈdriːmɪ) /

adjective dreamier or dreamiest

vague or impractical
resembling a dream in quality
relaxing; gentledreamy music
informal wonderful
having dreams, esp daydreams

Derived forms of dreamy

dreamily, adverbdreaminess, noun
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