whimsical

Listen:

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciationshwɪmzɪkəl/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhwɪmzɪkəl, ˈwɪm-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(hwimzi kəl, wim-)


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whimsical

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a whimsical [nature, character, person]
  2. whistle a whimsical [tune, song]
  3. a whimsical [collection, assortment, range] (of)
  4. a whimsical [creation, design, illustration, essay, tale]
  5. his whimsical ways
  6. spoke with a whimsical voice
  7. has a whimsical sense of humor
  8. is both whimsical and [delightful, charming]
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