Definition of Daydreamer

1. Noun. Someone who indulges in idle or absentminded daydreaming.

Exact synonyms: Woolgatherer
Specialized synonyms: Lotus-eater, Stargazer, Dreamer, Escapist, Wishful Thinker
Generic synonyms: Bum, Do-nothing, Idler, Layabout, Loafer
Derivative terms: Daydream, Daydream, Woolgather



Definition of Daydreamer

1. n. One given to daydreams.

Definition of Daydreamer

1. Noun. One who daydreams. ¹

2. Noun. A person who wastes time daydreaming of accomplishments instead of accomplishing things. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Daydreamer

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Daydreamer

daybook
daybooks
dayboy
daybreak
daybreaks
daycare
daycarer
daycarers
daycares
daycation
daycations
daycoach
daycoaches
daydream
daydreamed
daydreamer (current term)
daydreamers
daydreaming
daydreamings
daydreamlike
daydreams
daydreamt
daydreamy
daye
dayee
dayereh
dayerehs
dayflies
dayflower
dayflowers

Literary usage of Daydreamer

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1. Methods of Teaching in High Schools by Samuel Chester Parker (1915)
"Such spontaneous thinking varies from the revery of the daydreamer to the ... You may imagine the daydreamer and the wit and the scholar all reclining ..."

2. Psychology: A Study of Mental Life by Robert Sessions Woodworth (1921)
"... breaking off a spiteful or amorous dream because he thinks it had better not be indulged ; but in this he ceases to be simply a daydreamer. ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by John Morley, Mowbray Morris, David Masson, George Grove (1887)
"... daydreamer” had grown into a rather morbid, fancy-haunted Ishmaelite in conflict with the world and the powers that be. ..."

4. Aspects of Child Life and Education by Granville Stanley Hall (1921)
"Ch. Fe>e cites an interesting case of a man who had been from childhood an inveterate daydreamer to an extent which seriously affected his college course. ..."

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