whimsical Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “whimsical” in the English Dictionary

"whimsical" in British English

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whimsicaladjective

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 ​shrewdobserver of ​people.
whimsically
adverb uk   us   /-i/
whimsicality
noun [U] uk   /ˌwɪm.zɪˈkæl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/ formal
(Definition of whimsical from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"whimsical" in American English

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whimsicaladjective

 us   /ˈhwɪm·zɪ·kəl, ˈwɪm-/
unusual and using ​imagination: The ​songs have a whimsical ​charm. Whimsical also ​describesactions that ​changesuddenly and for no ​obviousreason: Unfortunately, his ​decisions are often whimsical.
(Definition of whimsical from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “whimsical”
in Chinese (Simplified) 离奇的, 古怪的, 异想天开的…
in Turkish (eğlenceli bir şekilde) garip, tuhaf, acayip…
in Russian причудливый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 離奇的, 古怪的, 異想天開的…
in Polish dziwaczny…
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