Definitions for vagaryvəˈgɛər i, ˈveɪ gə ri

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. vagary(noun)

    an unexpected and inexplicable change in something (in a situation or a person's behavior, etc.)

    "the vagaries of the weather"; "his wealth fluctuates with the vagaries of the stock market"; "he has dealt with human vagaries for many years"

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  1. vagary(Noun)

    An erratic notion or action.

  2. vagary(Noun)

    An impulsive or illogical desire; a caprice.

  3. Origin: Latin vagus (wandering)

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Vagary(noun)

    a wandering or strolling

  2. Vagary(noun)

    hence, a wandering of the thoughts; a wild or fanciful freak; a whim; a whimsical purpose

  3. Origin: [L. vagari to stroll about. See Vague.]


Translations for vagary

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  • ιδιοτροπία, φαντασιοπληξίαGreek
  • extravagancia, rareza, antojoSpanish
  • päähänpistoFinnish
  • wispelturigheid, gril, nukDutch
  • каприз, выходкаRussian

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