[ geyp-seed, gap- ]

nounBritish Dialect.
  1. a daydream or reverie.

  2. an idealistic, impossible, or unreal plan or goal.

  1. a person who gapes or stares in wonder, especially a rustic or unworldly person who is easily awed.

  2. something that is gaped at; anything unusual or remarkable.

Idioms about gapeseed

  1. seek / plant / sow gapeseed,

    • to daydream; woolgather.

    • to plan, strive, or wish for impossible or unreal goals.

Origin of gapeseed

First recorded in 1590–1600; gape + seed

Words Nearby gapeseed Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023