Definitions for quixotickwɪkˈsɒt ɪk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(sometimes cap.) resembling or befitting Don Quixote.
extravagantly chivalrous or romantic; visionary; impractical.
Origin of quixotic:
quixotic, romantic, wild-eyed(adj)
not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic
"as quixotic as a restoration of medieval knighthood"; "a romantic disregard for money"; "a wild-eyed dream of a world state"
Possessing or acting with the desire to do noble and romantic deeds, without thought of realism and practicality.
Like Don Quixote; romantic to extravagance; absurdly chivalric; apt to be deluded.
Origin: The surname of Don Quixote, the titular character in the novel by Miguel Cervantes, + -ic
like Don Quixote; romantic to extravagance; absurdly chivalric; apt to be deluded