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1. whimsical

adjective. ['ˈwɪmzɪkəl, ˈhwɪmzɪkəl'] determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason.

Synonyms

  • arbitrary
  • impulsive

Antonyms

  • predictable
  • cautious
  • undynamic

Etymology

  • -ical (English)
  • whimsy (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Whimsical

  • abascal
  • acoustical
  • aeronautical
  • aeronautical
  • agrochemical
  • allegorical
  • alphabetical
  • analytical
  • anarchical
  • anatomical
  • anatomical
  • anthropological
  • antithetical
  • apolitical
  • archaeological
  • archeological
  • astrological
  • astronautical
  • astronomical
  • asymmetrical

Example sentences of the word whimsical


1. Adjective
Creative black tie for men still calls for a tuxedo, but the accessories can be more whimsical.

Quotes containing the word whimsical


1. All the books we own, both read and unread, are the fullest expression of self we have at our disposal. ... But with each passing year, and with each whimsical purchase, our libraries become more and more able to articulate who we are, whether we read the books or not.
- Nick Hornby, The Polysyllabic Spree

2. You must not ever stop being whimsical. And you must not, ever, give anyone else the responsibility for your life.
- Mary Oliver, Wild Geese

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