Meaning of “dreamer” in the English Dictionary

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"dreamer" in British English

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dreamernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdriː.mər/ us /ˈdriː.mɚ/

Examples from literature

  • 'You are such a dreamer,' said the boy, with his former petulance. 
  • His father said that the boy was stupid and a dreamer, but I thought differently of him. 
  • I told her you were a dreamer, penniless, and always would be, but she wouldn't listen to my practical talk. 
  • My friend, you are a dreamer. 
  • We are a nation of thinkers and dreamers. 

(Definition of “dreamer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)