Definition of Don Quixote in US English:

Don Quixote

proper noun

  • The hero of a romance (1605–15) by Cervantes, a satirical account of chivalric beliefs and conduct. The character of Don Quixote is typified by a romantic vision and naive, unworldly idealism.

    utopian, visionary, wishful thinker, pipe-dreamer, fantasist, fantasizer, romantic, romanticist, romancer, castle-builder, walter mitty, dreamer, daydreamer, impractical person, unrealistic person
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