AskDefine | Define daydreaming

Dictionary Definition

daydreaming n : absent-minded dreaming while awake [syn: reverie, revery, daydream, oneirism, air castle, castle in the air, castle in Spain]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. present participle of daydream

Extensive Definition

A daydream is a visionary fantasy experienced while awake, especially one of happy, pleasant thoughts, hopes, or ambitions. There are so many different types of daydreaming that there is still no consensus definition amongst psychologists.


daydreaming in Arabic: أحلام اليقظة
daydreaming in Japanese: 白昼夢
daydreaming in Norwegian: Dagdrøm
daydreaming in Polish: Marzenia dzienne
daydreaming in Russian: Мечта
daydreaming in Swedish: Dagdröm
daydreaming in Ukrainian: Мрія
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