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English definition of “whimsical”

whimsical

adjective     /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.Strange, suspicious and unnatural whimsically     /-i/ adverb Strange, suspicious and unnatural whimsicality     /ˌwɪm.zɪˈkæl.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ə.t̬i/ noun [U] formal
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