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Whimsical

Whimsical Meaning & Definition
Whimsical Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Whimsical?

[adj] determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason; "a capricious refusal"; "authoritarian rulers are frequently capricious"; "the victim of whimsical persecutions"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Whimsical: arbitrary | capricious | impulsive

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Whimsical In Webster's Dictionary

\Whim"si*cal\, a. [From {Whimsey}.] 1. Full of, or characterized by, whims; actuated by a whim; having peculiar notions; queer; strange; freakish. ``A whimsical insult.'' --Macaulay. My neighbors call me whimsical. --Addison. 2. Odd or fantastic in appearance; quaintly devised; fantastic. ``A whimsical chair.'' --Evelyn. Syn: Quaint; capricious; fanciful; fantastic.

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