daydreamer daydreamer

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who indulges in idle or absentminded daydreaming

Usage(s):

  1. In her eyes, once bright with colored paste, there is the faraway look of the habitual daydreamer.
  2. Suddenly a stranger springs into this daydreamer's view of a motley Mediterranean paradise: a macho greaser in shades, tight white pants and black silk shirt.
  3. The daydreamer dreams of miracles, dreams that the impossible will somehow turn out not to be impossible.

News

  1. Imagine That: ‘Walter Mitty’ Is Centerpiece of New York Film Festival

    Ben Stiller stars in and directed "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," based on James Thurber's classic short story about a melancholy daydreamer.
    on August 2, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. ArtsBeat: Imagine That: ‘Walter Mitty’ Is Centerpiece of New York Film Festival

    Ben Stiller stars in and directed “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” based on James Thurber’s classic short story about a melancholy daydreamer.        
    on August 1, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "She's a kind of alter ego," McEwan said. "I gave her some of my own childhood. I was a rather private, inward little boy, very much a daydreamer. I liked secrets and kept notebooks. Like Briony, I wish I had more secrets to keep and was very...
    on May 12, 2008 By: Ian McEwan Source: Bloomberg

  2. "I'm not a daydreamer, I really think we can win the title and Champions League this season," Van Persie said. "Why not? We have the qualities. We have to stick together and believe in it, belief can take you very far. We have everything to...
    on Mar 21, 2008 By: Robin van Persie Source: Sports Network

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