Definition of dreamy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdriːmi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdriːmi//
    (dreamier, dreamiest) Attractiveness
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  1. 1looking as though you are thinking about other things and not paying attention to what is happening around you She had a dreamy look in her eyes. a dreamy expression
  2. 2(of a person or an idea) having a lot of imagination, but not very realistic Paul was dreamy and not very practical.
  3. 3as if you are in a dream or asleep He moved in the dreamy way of a man in a state of shock.
  4. 4(informal) pleasant and gentle; that makes you feel relaxed a slow, dreamy melody
  5. 5(informal) beautiful; wonderful What's he like? I bet he's really dreamy. See related entries: Attractiveness
  6. Extra examples Her eyes looked a little dreamy. the lovely, almost dreamy life we had in Paris A dreamy smile crept over his face. There was a dreamy look in her eyes.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dreamy