Definition of dreamer in English:

dreamer

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noun

  • 1A person who dreams or is dreaming.

    1. 1.1A person who is unpractical or idealistic.
      • ‘a rebellious young dreamer’
      fantasist, fantasizer, daydreamer
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  • 2

    (also DREAMer, Dreamer)
    US A person who has lived in the US without official authorization since coming to the country as a minor. People of this description who met certain conditions would be eligible for a special immigration status under federal legislation first proposed in 2001.

    • ‘she found out the Department of Transportation was not going to grant drivers' licenses to DREAMers’

    Origin

    From the initials of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act + -er.

Pronunciation

dreamer

/ˈdrēmər/ /ˈdrimər/