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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [dree-mee]
    • /ˈdri mi/
    • /ˈdriː.mɪ.li/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [dree-mee]
    • /ˈdri mi/

Definitions of dreamily word

  • adjective dreamily of the nature of or characteristic of dreams; visionary. 1
  • adjective dreamily vague; dim. 1
  • adjective dreamily soothing; restful; quieting: dreamy music. 1
  • adjective dreamily given to daydreaming or reverie. 1
  • adjective dreamily abounding in dreams; characterized by or causing dreams. 1
  • adjective dreamily Informal. wonderful; marvelous: He has a dreamy new convertible. 1

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Origin of dreamily

First appearance:

before 1560
One of the 32% oldest English words
First recorded in 1560-70; dream + -y1

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Parts of speech for Dreamily


dreamily popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

dreamily usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for dreamily

adverb dreamily

  • vaguely — not clearly or explicitly stated or expressed: vague promises.
  • distantly — far off or apart in space; not near at hand; remote or removed (often followed by from): a distant place; a town three miles distant from here.
  • distractedly — having the attention diverted: She tossed several rocks to the far left and slipped past the distracted sentry.
  • languorously — characterized by languor; languid.
  • abstractedly — lost in thought; deeply engrossed or preoccupied.

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