As adjectives the difference between hopeful and dreamy
is that hopeful
is feeling hope while dreamy
is as in a dream; resembling a dream.
As a noun hopeful
is somebody who is hoping for success or victory.
* hopefull (archaic)
- I have been very hopeful .
- I am hopeful that I will recover from the disease.
Somebody who is hoping for success or victory.
- Several presidential hopefuls are campaigning in New Hampshire this week.
As in a dream; resembling a dream.
(colloquial) sexy; handsome; attractive
having a pleasant or romantic atmosphere
- I love the doctor in that American TV show: he is so dreamy !