- a pleasant, dreamlike thinking or wishing; reverie
- a pleasing but visionary notion or scheme
A young woman daydreaming.
- The definition of a daydream is a fantasy or series of pleasant thoughts you have when awake that helps you to escape from reality.
If you hate your job and sit in a boring meeting fantasizing about winning the lottery and walking out, this is an example of a daydream.
- Daydream is defined as to imagine or fantasize.
When you imagine winning the lottery and quitting your job during a boring meeting, this is an example of when you daydream.
intransitive verbday·dreamed, or day·dreamt day·dream·ing, day·dreams
- A spontaneous and fanciful series of thoughts while awake not connected to immediate reality.
(third-person singular simple present daydreams, present participle daydreaming, simple past and past participle daydreamt or daydreamed)
- To have such a series of thoughts; to woolgather.
- Stop daydreaming and get back to work!
- Choose from the colors white, flash pixie, stardust cosmic, daydream, and black.
- Once you've really allowed yourself to sink into this dream scenario and experience it as best you can, gently extricate yourself from your daydream, and return to reality.
- Even if that tour is a far off daydream, the websites listed below have beautiful pictures of the regions, so at least you can imagine what it would be like to be there.
- Once grown, however, many tend to reprimand themselves when they begin to daydream, and thus a conflict begins; you want to daydream, but there's work to be done.
- If things were fuzzy, you may need to practice this daydream technique on a regular basis to develop your senses to a sharper degree.