Definitions for daydreamˈdeɪˌdrim
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a visionary fancy indulged in while awake; reverie.
a fanciful notion, wish, or plan.
(v.i.)to indulge in daydreams.
Origin of daydream:
reverie, revery, daydream, daydreaming, oneirism, air castle, castle in the air, castle in Spain(verb)
absentminded dreaming while awake
dream, daydream, woolgather, stargaze(verb)
have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake
"She looked out the window, daydreaming"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to think about pleasant things, not what you are doing
A spontaneous and fanciful series of thoughts while awake not connected to immediate reality.
To have such a series of thoughts; to woolgather.
Stop daydreaming and get back to work!
a vain fancy speculation; a reverie; a castle in the air; unfounded hope