- 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.
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- a pleasant, dreamlike thinking or wishing; reverie
- a pleasing but visionary notion or scheme
- daydreamer noun
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- dayˈdreamˌer noun