Definitions for whimsicalˈʰwɪm zɪ kəl, ˈwɪm-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

whim•si•calˈʰwɪm zɪ kəl, ˈwɪm-(adj.)

  1. given to fanciful notions; capricious.

  2. of the nature of or proceeding from whimsy, as thoughts or actions:

    whimsical inventions.

  3. erratic; unpredictable.

Origin of whimsical:

1645–55

whim′si•cal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. capricious, impulsive, whimsical(adj)

    determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason

    "a capricious refusal"; "authoritarian rulers are frequently capricious"; "the victim of whimsical persecutions"

Wiktionary

  1. whimsical(Adjective)

    Given to whimsy; capricious; odd; peculiar; playful; light-hearted or amusing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whimsical(adj)

    full of, or characterized by, whims; actuated by a whim; having peculiar notions; queer; strange; freakish

  2. Whimsical(adj)

    odd or fantastic in appearance; quaintly devised; fantastic

Freebase

  1. Whimsical

    Whimsical was an American thoroughbred racehorse. She was sired by the Orlando, out of the mare, Kismet, who was sired by United States Racing Hall of Fame stallion, Hindoo. Whimsical is best known as the second filly to ever win the Preakness Stakes. As a two-year-old she finished second when racing against colts in the Champagne Stakes. In the Preakness Stakes she led from the start and won easily in a time of 1:45 by 4 lengths over Content and Larabie. In this period, the race was held at Gravesend Race Track on Coney Island, New York. The Whimsical Stakes at Pimlico Race Course is a 6 furlong race named for her and is raced on Preakness weekend.

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