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whimsical

adjective uk   us   /ˈwɪm.zɪ.kəl/
unusual and strange in a way that might be funny or annoying: a whimsical tale Despite his kindly, sometimes whimsical air, he was a shrewd observer of people.
whimsically
adverb uk   us   /-i/
whimsicality
noun [U] uk   /ˌwɪm.zɪˈkæl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/ formal
Translations of “whimsical”
in Chinese (Traditional) 離奇的, 古怪的, 異想天開的…
in Russian причудливый…
in Turkish (eğlenceli bir şekilde) garip, tuhaf, acayip…
in Chinese (Simplified) 离奇的, 古怪的, 异想天开的…
in Polish dziwaczny…
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