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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DREAMER

A big child, a dreamer of dreams in the skin of a terrible sectarian!

If you meet him, you will find him a dreamer and a theorist.

One of them, a young man with the face of a dreamer, was speaking.

It was the pure love of the idealist and the dreamer––it was divine.

With its keen sensitive-ness and its undefined melancholy it was a dreamer's face.

The dreamer wondered; and something drew his attention to the wolf-man.

The poet, the artist, the dreamer that harnesses his mind—all can contemplate.

I fancy that, in his way, he was as great a dreamer as myself.

I want him to do something, to be something besides a dreamer!

Joseph the Dreamer was half stunned by this second blow to his dreams.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "one who dreams," agent noun from dream (v.). Meaning "idler, daydreamer" emerged by 1530s. Old English dreamere meant "musician."

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