What does the word whimsical mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Whimsicalness.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Whimsicality.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having eccentric ideas; capricious; odd.

Usage examples for whimsical

  1. All these whimsical ideas were the products of her brain, which was only occupied with the impossible, and I thought the best thing I could do was to agree with everything. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. He made no move to touch her; he gazed down to meet her upturned, fascinated stare, still with his gentle, whimsical smile. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  3. Adrian had been speaking seriously, but at this point his whimsical mood seized him. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan