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Meaning of Walter Mitty

Wal'ter Mit'ty

Pronunciation: [key]
— pl. Walter Mittys.
  1. an ordinary, timid person who is given to adventurous and self-aggrandizing daydreams or secret plans as a way of glamorizing a humdrum life.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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