noun, plural whim·sies.
Origin of whimsy
Examples from the Web for whimsy
But instead of focusing purely on the color and whimsy of blossoms, Simons looked at their structure.Raf Simons Debuts at Christian Dior With Couture Collection|Robin Givhan|July 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But it had the disgraced designer's signature romance and whimsy.
The addition of “ries” made this an even finer piece of whimsy.
The island is a complex arrangement of hundreds of micro-climates famous for their whimsy.
And saturated hair is a sign of renewed adventurousness and whimsy.
In dairy work the individual preferences of the cows are given attention and their whimsy catered to by the herdsman.The Dollar Hen|Milo M. Hastings
He is in his droll way of whimsy a social critic beneath the irresponsible play of a poet's fancy and an idealist's vision.How to See a Play|Richard Burton
The big city was no longer an old familiar mother, whose every mood and whimsy he sensed unerringly; now he was a stranger.Garrison's Finish|W. B. M. Ferguson
The passion of father for daughter, of mother for son—there is often something very loverlike in it—a deal of whimsy!Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 2 of 14|Elbert Hubbard
He danced there like the whimsy sunbeam of a shaken water below.The Celt and Saxon, Complete|George Meredith
noun plural -sies or -seys
adjective -sier or -siest
Word Origin for whimsy
c.1600, probably related to whimwham.