Usage examples for whimsy

  1. As it was, every fascinating little whimsy of hers stabbed him afresh with the pain of her need and of his helplessness. – Starr, of the Desert by B. M Bower
  2. My tastes bring a smile to his lips; he wonders by what whimsy I prefer wood that is worm- eaten, chirouna, as he calls it, to sound wood, which burns so much better. – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre