a a fictional character given to grand and elaborate fantasies; daydreamer
b (as modifier)
a Walter Mitty character, a Mitty act
(C20: from a short story The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1939), by James Thurber)
Mittyesque, Mitty-like adj
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