Walter Mittyish
adjective see Walter Mitty

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Walter Mittyish — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Walter Mitty — Walter Mittyish. pl. Walter Mittys. an ordinary, timid person who is given to adventurous and self aggrandizing daydreams or secret plans as a way of glamorizing a humdrum life. [from the title character of James Thurber s short story The Secret… …   Universalium

  • Walter Mitty — noun Etymology: Walter Mitty, daydreaming hero of a story by James Thurber Date: 1949 a commonplace unadventurous person who seeks escape from reality through daydreaming • Walter Mittyish adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Mitty — Mittyesque, Mittyish, adj. /mit ee/, n. See Walter Mitty. * * * …   Universalium

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