Definition Of whimsy
playfully quaint or fanciful behavior or humor.
the film is an awkward blend of whimsy and moralizing
Example Of whimsy
a clean slate on which to enter information in the form that suits your whimsy
A strange whimsy makes a grim memory of smoke and fog no less grim but perhaps more haunting.
An acute political awareness and a fondness for '50s comic strips inform his odd blend of malevolence and whimsy .
As if historical fact weren't enough, Jones also shows a fondness for, and in fact a deft hand with, fanciful flights of whimsy .
At the whimsy of the jail administration, months of hard work sealing the cracks with toothpaste were rendered redundant.