Definitions for surrealsəˈri əl, -ˈril

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sur•re•alsəˈri əl, -ˈril(adj.)

  1. Category: Fine Arts, Literature

    Ref: surrealistic.

  2. having the disorienting, hallucinatory quality of a dream; unreal; fantastic.

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sur•re•al′i•ty-ˈæl ɪ ti(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. phantasmagoric, phantasmagorical, surreal, surrealistic(adj)

    characterized by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtapositions

    "a great concourse of phantasmagoric shadows"--J.C.Powys; "the incongruous imagery in surreal art and literature"

  2. dreamlike, surreal(adj)

    resembling a dream

    "night invested the lake with a dreamlike quality"; "as irrational and surreal as a dream"


  1. surreal(Adjective)

    Resembling a dream: fantastic and incongruous


  1. Surreal

    "Surreal" is the seventeenth single by Ayumi Hamasaki, released on September 27, 2000. September also saw the release of her third full-length album Duty. Duty, like her previous studio albums, topped the charts and went on to sell over two million copies. On the same day, the single "Surreal" was released, which was an initial pressings only single, and it also topped the charts like Duty, making Hamasaki the fourth artist following Seiko Matsuda, KinKi Kids, and Wands to have a single and album top the charts on the same week. With the release of Ayumi Hamasaki Concert Tour 2000 A 第1幕 topping the DVD charts, it gave her the record of being the first artist to top three charts on the same week.

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