dreamer

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From Middle English dremer, dremere, dremare, equivalent to dream +‎ -er. Cognate with West Frisian dreamer (dreamer), Saterland Frisian Dröömer (dreamer), Dutch dromer (dreamer), German Träumer (dreamer), Danish drømmer (dreamer), Swedish drömmare (dreamer).

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dreamer (plural dreamers)

  1. One who dreams.
  2. Someone whose beliefs are far from realistic.
    • 1971, John Lennon, Imagine
      You may say I'm a dreamer/ But I'm not the only one/ I hope someday you'll join us/ And the world will live as one.
  3. Any anglerfish of the family Oneirodidae.
  4. swallow-wing puffbird (Chelidoptera tenebrosa)

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