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See definition of whimsy on Dictionary.com
  • nounquaint or fanciful quality or humor
  • nounodd or fanciful notion
  • nounnotion

synonyms for whimsy

  • playfulness
  • fancifulness
  • whimsically
  • caprice
  • fancy
  • idea
  • impulse
  • notion
  • whim
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If you want to add inspiration and whimsy to the desk, the Lamicall stand is the spark of originality we could all use.
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In what is sometimes a very serious city, the project is a way to bring creativity, whimsy and delight to the city streets and passersby of all ages.
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Whether you’re hoping to decorate a cake, jazz up a salad, adorn a cocktail, or simply enjoy a snack from nature, edible flowers can add a touch of whimsy and natural beauty to your diet.
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Recognizing the dignity and the whimsy and some of the history of one other human may help, if you try to imagine the same qualities in everyone.
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We did beef up on a little bit of humor, a little bit of whimsy.
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“These five-inch patrons and spectators make it look more like an actual gallery, and the scenes help add even more whimsy, interest and surprise for passersby,” she said.
IT’S LIKE A LITTLE FREE LIBRARY, BUT THERE’S ART INSIDE. PEOPLE ARE FLOCKING TO IT, TINY ART IN HAND.CATHY FREEJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The whimsy creatures we are matched to contrast with, shift as the very winds or feather-grasses in the wind.
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He called our marriage and the life we were living a comedy, and used to say it was a caprice, a whimsy.
THE HOUSE WITH THE MEZZANINE AND OTHER STORIESANTON TCHEKOFF
There needs none to agitate the mind; a mere whimsy without body and without subject will rule and agitate it.
THE ESSAYS OF MONTAIGNE, COMPLETEMICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
Kenny, who believed all things of Fate when the pet or victim was himself, refused absolutely to credit her crowning whimsy.
KENNYLEONA DALRYMPLE
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WORDS RELATED TO WHIMSY

  • bee
  • caper
  • changeableness
  • contrariety
  • crotchet
  • fad
  • fancy
  • fickleness
  • fitfulness
  • fool notion
  • freak
  • gag
  • humor
  • impulse
  • inconsistency
  • inconstancy
  • jerk
  • kink
  • mood
  • notion
  • peculiarity
  • perversity
  • put on
  • quirk
  • rib
  • temper
  • thought
  • vagary
  • vein
  • whim
  • whimsy
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