Definition of dreamily adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdriːmɪli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdriːmɪli//
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  1. 1as though you are thinking about other things and not paying attention to what is happening around you ‘I have lots of happy memories,’ she said dreamily. He gazed dreamily out of the window.
  2. 2in a pleasant and gentle way, as if in a dream It was only in the dreamily evocative last movement that the orchestra really came together.