Meaning of “dreamy” in the English Dictionary

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"dreamy" in British English

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dreamyadjective

uk /ˈdriː.mi/ us /ˈdriː.mi/

seeming to be in a dream and not paying attention to what is happening around you:

She gets this dreamy expression on her face when she talks about food.

very pleasant or attractive:

The movie opens with a dreamy shot of a sunset.
old-fashioned He has these dreamy blue eyes.

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

"dreamy" in American English

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dreamyadjective

us /ˈdri·mi/

imagining something pleasant and not giving much attention to what is happening around you, or likely to behave this way often:

The music put me into a dreamy mood and for a moment I forgot where I was.

(Definition of “dreamy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)