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 for dreamer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dreamer \Dream"er\ (dr[=e]m"[~e]r), n.
     1. One who dreams.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A visionary; one lost in wild imaginations or vain schemes
        of some anticipated good; as, a political dreamer.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: someone who is dreaming
      2: someone guided more by ideals than by practical
         considerations [syn: idealist, dreamer]
      3: a person who escapes into a world of fantasy [syn:
         escapist, dreamer, wishful thinker]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  23 Moby Thesaurus words for "dreamer":
     Don Quixote, Quixote, Utopian, daydreamer, dreamer of dreams,
     enthusiast, escapist, idealist, idealizer, illusionist,
     lotus-eater, prophet, rhapsodist, romancer, romantic, romanticist,
     seer, theorist, utopian, utopianist, utopianizer, visionary,
     wishful thinker

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