- a reverie indulged in while awake.
verb (used without object)
- to indulge in such a reverie.
- a pleasant dreamlike fantasy indulged in while awake; idle reverie
- a pleasant scheme or wish that is unlikely to be fulfilled; pipe dream
- (intr) to have daydreams; indulge in idle fantasy
1680s, from day + dream (n.). As a verb, attested from 1820. Related: Daydreamer; daydreaming.