Meaning Of whimsy

Definition Of whimsy

noun

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.


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