from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that dreams.
  • noun A visionary.
  • noun An idealist.
  • noun A habitually impractical person.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun plural See the quotation.
  • noun One who dreams; one who has dreams or visions.
  • noun A visionary: as, a political dreamer.
  • noun A mope; a sluggard.
  • noun A South American puff-bird of the genus Chelidoptera, as C. tenebrosa.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who dreams.
  • noun A visionary; one lost in wild imaginations or vain schemes of some anticipated good.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who dreams.
  • noun Someone whose beliefs are far from realistic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who is dreaming
  • noun a person who escapes into a world of fantasy
  • noun someone guided more by ideals than by practical considerations


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