Surreal meaning

sə-rē'əl
The definition of surreal is seeming like a dream or fantasy.

An example of surreal is the experience of seeing a spirit.

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Of or like a dream; fantastic, hallucinatory, bizarre, etc.
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Having qualities attributed to or associated with surrealism.
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Having an oddly dreamlike quality.
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Resembling a dream: fantastic and incongruous.
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Of, related to, or characteristic of surrealism.
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(mathematics) Surreal number.
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Origin of surreal

  • Back-formation from surrealism
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Back-formation from surrealism.
    From Wiktionary