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A person who indulges in daydreaming or fantasizing.‘some fantasizers superimpose their daydreams on to their daily tasks’
fantasist, daydreamerView synonyms
- ‘A jury unanimously convicted the fantasiser who put his fantasies into practice of the armed robbery and of carrying a shotgun with intent.’
- ‘Not surprisingly, fantasizers become deeply absorbed in stories, movies and drama, often becoming oblivious to real-world stimuli.’
- ‘When I tell fantasizers they will not remember anything about hypnosis after exiting a trance, they sometimes do, anyway.’
- ‘Tom is a quick-witted, but self-absorbed fantasiser who, due to the suffocating mall atmosphere, is beginning to hallucinate.’
- ‘The film seems to lead us to expect the case-history of a neurotic fantasizer, then ends up offering us instead the fantasy itself.’
- ‘In fact we don't know if the killer really is a killer or just an elaborate fantasizer, and neither does he.’
- ‘Of course, we cannot gauge how accurate fantasizers' memories might be.’
- ‘Parents of fantasizers often disciplined their children by reasoning with them instead of laying down hard-and-fast laws.’
- ‘Benben stars as Martin Tupper (book editor and fantasizer) whose dysfunctional dating life is punctuated by moments of cinematic daydreams.’
- ‘Not only did fantasizers go into a trance instantly, but they could come out of it instantly.’
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