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Definition of "whimsey" [whim•sey]

  • Variant of whimsy. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "whimsey" in a sentence
  • "As I looked, I saw the singular apparition of a moving "whimsey" at the top of Brierley Hill, dark and black against the shining surface."
  • "While Morgan says Joules is more "whimsey" than practical transportation, he does hope it sparks the kind of hands-on experimentation he says is increasingly lacking in young people's lives."
  • "Nonsensical garbage to confuse kids under the guise of "whimsey" and "delightful logic puzzles.""