from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. A past tense and a past participle of dream.

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of dream.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Preterit and past participle of dream.


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  • last day I dreamt about my love once that he use to a a fat now.

    September 18, 2009

  • I used dreamt and am a big fan of the Oxford Comma.

    March 2, 2007

  • I actually prefer this use and exercise it in regular conversation. It's just more classical and, well, dreamy, like something out of a Rococo fantasyland. Sounds better too. Dreamed sounds to me like a product of the Industrial Revolution, more concerned with American practicality than poetic worth. It's highly modern, and highly sterile.

    Hopefully by now anyone who noticed me defending American practicality on madandcrazychild's list will realize I did so tongue-in-cheek. I love gems like this. I also say Oxford comma, but don't tell anyone. ;-)

    March 2, 2007

  • A very rare word. In America people usually use dreamed.

    March 2, 2007

  • The only English word ending in "mt". Also, "adreamt" and "undreamt".

    March 1, 2007