whimsically
adverb see whimsical

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Whimsically — Whim si*cal*ly, adv. In a whimsical manner; freakishly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whimsically — whimsical ► ADJECTIVE 1) playfully quaint or fanciful. 2) acting or behaving in a capricious manner. DERIVATIVES whimsicality noun whimsically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • whimsically — See whimsical. * * * …   Universalium

  • whimsically — adverb in a whimsical manner …   Wiktionary

  • whimsically — adv. fancifully; capriciously; playfully; oddly, curiously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • whimsically — whim·si·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • whimsically — See: whimsical …   English dictionary

  • whimsically — adverb in a fanciful manner the Christmas tree was fancifully decorated • Syn: ↑fancifully • Derived from adjective: ↑fanciful (for: ↑fancifully) …   Useful english dictionary

  • whimsical — whimsically, adv. /hwim zi keuhl, wim /, adj. 1. given to whimsy or fanciful notions; capricious: a pixyish, whimsical fellow. 2. of the nature of or proceeding from whimsy, as thoughts or actions: Her writing showed whimsical notions of human… …   Universalium

  • screwball — /skrooh bawl /, n. 1. Slang. an eccentric or whimsically eccentric person; a nut. 2. Baseball. a pitched ball that curves toward the side of the plate from which it was thrown. adj. 3. Slang. eccentric or whimsically eccentric: What a screwball… …   Universalium

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