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dream +‎ -y


  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɹiː.mi/
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  • Rhymes: -iːmi


dreamy (comparative dreamier, superlative dreamiest)

  1. As in a dream; resembling a dream.
    Synonyms: dreamish, dreamlike, oneiric
    • 1973, Richard O'Brien (lyrics and music), “Time Warp”, in The Rocky Horror Picture Show:
      It's so dreamy / Oh, fantasy free me / So you can't see me
  2. (colloquial) Sexy; handsome; attractive.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:sexy, Thesaurus:attractive
    I love the doctor in that American TV show: he is so dreamy!
    • 1999, Shana Larsen, 200 Cigarettes (motion picture), spoken by Lucy (Courtney Love):
      He is dreamy, sex-bomb cute.
  3. Having a pleasant or romantic atmosphere.
    That place was so dreamy!
  4. Tending to dream or daydream.
    • 1988, “Kokomo”, in Still Cruisin', performed by The Beach Boys:
      Cocktails and moonlit nights / That dreamy look in your eye / Give me a tropical contact high

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