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Mitty (ˈmɪtɪ)
Walter Mitty
 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]

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