1》 a series of thoughts, images, and sensations occurring in the mind during sleep.
↘a state of mind in which someone is not fully aware of their surroundings: he walked around in a ~.
2》 a cherished hope or ideal; a fantasy.
↘ informal a wonderful or perfect person or thing.
■ verb ( past and past participle ~ed drɛmt , dri:md or ~t drɛmt )
1》 experience ~s during sleep.
2》 indulge in day~s.
↘( ~ something up ) imagine or invent something.
3》 [with negative ] contemplate the possibility of: I never ~ed anyone would take offence.
like a ~ informal very easily or successfully.
~ful adjective ( literary )
ME: of Gmc origin.