Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / pipe dreaming
FEEDBACK
See definition of pipe dreaming on Dictionary.com
  • as inabsent-minded
  • as inforgetful

synonyms for pipe dreaming

  • careless
  • distracted
  • inattentive
  • sloppy
  • unmindful
  • absent
  • absent-minded
  • abstracted
  • airheaded
  • amnemonic
  • amnesic
  • asleep on the job
  • bemused
  • dreamy
  • heedless
  • lax
  • like an absent-minded professor
  • looking out window
  • mooning
  • moony
  • neglectful
  • negligent
  • nirvanic
  • not on the job
  • oblivious
  • out of it
  • out to lunch
  • preoccupied
  • remiss
  • slack
  • unwitting
  • woolgathering

antonyms for pipe dreaming

MOST RELEVANT
  • alert
  • attentive
  • aware
  • attentive
  • mindful
  • recalling
  • remembering
  • retentive
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
QUIZ
Feast On The Weekly Word Of The Day Quiz!
START THE QUIZ

How to use pipe dreaming in a sentence

Aristide washed and powdered Jean himself, the landlord lounging by, pipe in mouth, administering suggestions.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Drone: the largest tube of a bag-pipe, giving forth a dull heavy tone.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The pipe has a modern look and is altogether unlike those found by the English in use among the Indians in Virginia.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Miss Anne smiled kindly, not dreaming of his perplexity, amused by his Southern warmth.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
She thought, knowing Janet to be at liberty and never dreaming that she would refuse: "I am saved--for the present."
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
“Now this is what I call real felicity,” observed the major, pulling out a pipe which he proceeded to fill.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
“With pleasure, my dear fellow,” said the major puffing vigorously for a few moments to get his pipe well alight.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
To punish the habit, a Turk was seized and a pipe transfixed through his nose.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
"He's been counting the days till you got home, Mark," said Tim, holding a burning match over my pipe.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
When he was gone, Isaacson returned to his sitting-room upstairs and lit a nargeeleh pipe.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PIPE DREAMING

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.