Definitions of dreamer
  1. noun
    someone who is dreaming
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    type of:
    sleeper, slumberer
    a rester who is sleeping
  2. noun
    a person who escapes into a world of fantasy
    synonyms: escapist, wishful thinker
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    type of:
    daydreamer, woolgatherer
    someone who indulges in idle or absentminded daydreaming
  3. noun
    someone guided more by ideals than by practical considerations
    synonyms: idealist
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    Don Quixote
    any impractical idealist (after Cervantes' hero)
    a soulful or amorous idealist
    type of:
    a person given to fanciful speculations and enthusiasms with little regard for what is actually possible
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