Whimsical meaning

wĭmzĭ-kəl, hwĭm-
The definition of whimsical is playful or out of the ordinary.

An example of whimsical is a little girl pretending to be flying around the house like a butterfly.

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Playful or fanciful, especially in a humorous way.
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Characterized by, arising from, or subject to whimsy.

A whimsical decision.

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Full of or characterized by whimsy; quaintly, playfully, or gently humorous.
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Subject to sudden change; unpredictable.
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(archaic) Fanciful; freakish.
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Origin of whimsical

  • From whimsy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From whimsy +"Ž -ical.

    From Wiktionary