Walter mittyish

Walter Mitty

noun, plural 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.

Origin:
from the title character of James Thurber's short story “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” (1939)

Walter Mittyish, adjective
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walter mitty

noun
fictional character created by James Thurber who daydreams about his adventures and triumphs 
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