Meaning of “quixotic” in the English Dictionary

"quixotic" in British English

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quixoticadjective

uk /kwɪkˈsɒt.ɪk/ us /kwɪkˈsɑː.t̬ɪk/ literary

(Definition of “quixotic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"quixotic" in American English

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quixoticadjective

us /kwɪkˈsɑt̬·ɪk/

literature having intentions or ideas that are admirable but not practical:

Many think these attempts to make lawyers behave are quixotic.

(Definition of “quixotic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)