Whimsical Whim"si*cal, a. [From {Whimsey}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Full of, or characterized by, whims; actuated by a whim; having peculiar notions; queer; strange; freakish. ``A whimsical insult.'' --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

My neighbors call me whimsical. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

2. Odd or fantastic in appearance; quaintly devised; fantastic. ``A whimsical chair.'' --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Quaint; capricious; fanciful; fantastic. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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