Definitions for quixotickwɪkˈsɒt ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quix•ot•ickwɪkˈsɒt ɪk(adj.)

also quix•ot′i•cal

  1. (sometimes cap.) resembling or befitting Don Quixote.

  2. extravagantly chivalrous or romantic; visionary; impractical.

Origin of quixotic:

1805–15

quix•ot′i•cal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. quixotic(Adjective)

    Possessing or acting with the desire to do noble and romantic deeds, without thought of realism and practicality.

  2. quixotic(Adjective)

    Impulsive.

  3. quixotic(Adjective)

    Like Don Quixote; romantic to extravagance; absurdly chivalric; apt to be deluded.

  4. Origin: The surname of Don Quixote, the titular character in the novel by Miguel Cervantes, + -ic

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quixotic(adj)

    like Don Quixote; romantic to extravagance; absurdly chivalric; apt to be deluded

Freebase

  1. Quixotic

    Quixotic is the debut album by English singer-songwriter Martina Topley-Bird. The album spans several musical styles including trip-hop, electronic and rock. It was co-written and produced by Topley-Bird and received positive reviews from music critics upon its release and was shortlisted for the 2003 Mercury Music Prize. Quixotic also includes a collaboration with musician Tricky, with whom Topley-Bird collaborated prior to her solo work. Quixotic was released in the United States one year later, in 2004. Licensed to the Palm Pictures label, the album was retitled Anything and the track list was altered — including the omission of three tracks originally found on Quixotic. Additionally, the "Intro" track was moved to the end of the album and retitled "Outro".

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