Origin of whimsical
Related Words for whimsicallyscarcely, sometimes, occasionally, sporadically, rarely, hardly, playfulness, irregularly, little, uncommonly, unusually, whimsically
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Contemporary Examples of whimsically
Little did I know, back in October, when I whimsically decided on the name, what low-hanging fruits lay ahead.Click Here For Good News!
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Historical Examples of whimsically
When one spoonful had gone down his neck, he smiled up at her whimsically.K
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“You give me credit for quite a few things, sheriff,” said Rathburn whimsically.The Coyote
“Well, you must admit that it would help some,” she said whimsically.The Love Affairs of an Old Maid
"You come wonderfully close on my Frankfort story," said M'Iver, whimsically.John Splendid
"We were lucky," said Orville Wright, whimsically, on Monday.
- spontaneously fanciful or playful
- given to whims; capricious
- quaint, unusual, or fantastic
1650s, from whimsy. Related: Whimsically.